Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/15/14

Even though Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren expects rookie Brandon Weeden to be their starter this season, he did make it clear that he’ll have to beat out both Colt McCoy and Seneca Wallace in order to get the keys of the offense.

“We drafted a young quarterback that we think can come in and play right away, but we’re not just going to hand him the football,” the Browns president said on The Bull and Fox Show on 92.3 The Fan. “I still love Colt McCoy [but] we had a chance to get a mature quarterback who has a chance to come in and contribute right away. Whether that happens or not we have to let it play out.

“We have to let them compete. We have to let them play and see what happens. The fact that we drafted him so high means that we like him, but we also like Colt McCoy and we like Seneca as well.”

It’s only right that Weeden should compete with both McCoy and Wallace, in order to become the Browns starter.  In the end, I don’t see any reason why he can’t win the job.

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