Found September 11, 2012 on No Guts, No Glory:
We’ve already discussed Brandon Weeden’s horrible performance against the Eagles on Sunday. And we’ve also discussed that despite Weeden insisting that he wasn’t overwhelmed, we believe he was. With those out-of-the-way, it’s now time to hear what Browns head coach Pat Shurmur thinks of all this. Of course, he’s disappointed and spouts the normal coach-speak that you would expect. But more importantly, Shurmur has a contrarian view on who should shoulder the blame for his rookie quarterback’s performance. Instead of blaming Weeden, he’s blaming the offensive players around Weeden. We’ll begin with Shurmur’s criticism of receiver Greg Little who dropped a pass on the goal line in the second quarter that should have been a touchdown. Instead, it turned into Weeden’s first interception of the game. “When the ball hits you in the neck, you’ve got to catch it,” said Shurmur of Little, whose 12 drops ranked second in the NFL last season. Now here’s Shurmur’s criticism of fullback Owe
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