Browns coach Rob Chudzinski isn’t ready to commit to Jason Campbell or Brian Hoyer as the team’s starting quarterback for Week 3 even though Brandon Weeden will likely be sidelined Sunday with a sprained right thumb against the host Minnesota Vikings.
Weeden underwent an MRI on his thumb Monday after suffering the injury Sunday in the fourth quarter of the Browns’ 14-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens a team spokesman confirmed. X-rays on the thumb were negative Chudzinski said.
It wouldn’t be surprising if Chudzinski ruled out Weeden against the Vikings in one of the next few days. But that hasn’t happened yet because the Browns want to see how Weeden responds to treatment.
On other hand it is a bit surprising Chudzinski wouldn’t publicly declare Campbell his top contingency plan because he has been the No. 2 quarterback since the spring while Hoyer has been third on the depth chart.
The new regime signed Campbell and Hoyer in the offseason. Campbell has taken the majority of the s...