On a visit to the Cleveland Browns, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan fumbled.
Ryan stopped by the team's complex with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice - a lifelong Cleveland fan - as the Browns were beginning practice Wednesday. While addressing the huddled players, Ryan confused Browns backup quarterback Colt McCoy for starter Brandon Weeden.
As Ryan spoke, it became obvious that while he was looking at McCoy, he was talking about Weeden, the rookie from Oklahoma State who got his first NFL win last Sunday on his 29th birthday. A few of the Browns players began laughing quietly while others looked away before the candidate realized his mistake.
''I think he saw the red (practice) jerseys and got us mixed up,'' Weeden said. ''But he's got more important things on his mind right now than me and Colt. It was a good laugh.''
NFL quarterbacks wear red jerseys in practice to distinguish them so they don't have contact.
Both Ryan and Rice, who earlier appeared together...