Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 8/20/13
The official announcement from head coach Rob Chudzinski came today. Brandon Weeden will be the starting quarterback. Chudzinski said of Weeden, “He’s gone out and earned it. He’s responded very well.” Brandon Weeden has thrown for 229 yards and three touchdowns in two preseason games. He has completed 72% of his passes and has not had an interception. Weeden started 15 games last season as a rookie. He completed 297 of 517 passes for 3,385 yards with 14 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. He was the first Browns rookie QB to ever start on opening day. Coach Chudzinski confirmed that Jason Campbell will be the second string quarterback and Brian Hoyer will be the third. All three quarterbacks have performed well in the preseason. Weeden was informed of the decision yesterday. [Related: Browns add insurance on the offensive line]
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Report: Philbin told practice players to go easy on Tannehill

Report: 49ers bringing Terrelle Pryor in for a workout

Brady: Patriots gain advantage from teams changing coaches

Golic, Carter criticize Rex for being more 'dumb' than 'tough'

Brady: Cowboys still a 'very good football team' despite injuries

Joe Philbin fired by Dolphins; Dan Campbell to take over


Nationals fire Matt Williams after disappointing 2015 season

Did Suh make a statement with his footwear at practice?

Eagles C Jason Kelce: Offensive line is ‘a disgrace right now’

Report: Colts expect Andrew Luck to start Week 5

Dolphins DC Coyle more likely to be fired than Philbin

Jerry Jones: It’s hard to beat Brees with ‘limited’ Weeden

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The 25 best NHL players under 25

Five fantasy things we learned about every NFL Week 4 game

Top 10 takeaways from Sunday’s Week 4 NFL action

Eight notable NFL Week 4 winners and losers

Jimmy Johnson: Move on from Kaepernick

WATCH: Ichiro Suzuki pitches for the Marlins

Philbin not worried about job status

London PR guy trolls Suh

10 takeaways from Week 5 of the college football season

Rick Pitino and the shadows that never leave

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker