The Browns surprised few today when Rob Chudzinski announced that they were sticking with Brandon Weeden as starter. Sure, Weeden might have thrown one of the worst passes in NFL history yesterday in a loss to the Detroit Lions, but who else were they going to use? Did you also forget that Jason Campbell’s brief appearance for the Browns in the second game of the year also included an awkward shovel pass?
#Browns HC Chudzinski: No (on change of QB). This was one game. I thought Brandon played well in spurts.
— Tony Grossi (@TonyGrossi) October 14, 2013
Short of a free agency move like Buffalo did in signing Matt Flynn, there really wasn’t much chance the Browns would make a change at quarterback. So the Browns will continue to work with what they have. Even if they did choose to go outside the organization for an available player like Flynn, it wouldn’t have been easy to get him ready to play this week in Green Bay. Signing to play quarterback and then playing a few days later isn’t a good idea for anyone. Just ask Brad, er I mean, Bruce Gradkowski.
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