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Pat Shurmur spoke to the media following the team’s practice on Wednesday and spoke about rookie QB Brandon Weeden-
(On one aspect of Brandon Weeden’s game that has to improve over the rest of the season)- “Don’t throw interceptions. Done, end of story. I want to be right to the point.”
(On if he worries about Weeden being more tentative after hearing he needs to throw less interceptions)- “Nope because I think the essence of a quarterback is you have to be a good decision maker. You have to decide when it’s important to try to be aggressive with a throw and then it’s also important to then of course, be smart with the football. I’ve looked at all those interceptions and there are times where he could have made better decisions. There are of course things that happen where a ball bounces off a guy’s chest so you look at all those things. You don’t want to play anxious football, but you also have to be smart. I think that is something we all have to come to grips with.”
(On what kind of quarterback he would project Weeden being as he grows)- “I think he’s got a chance to be an outstanding player. I don’t think there’s any question about it.”
Shurmur also addressed rookie RB Trent Richardson’s condition-
(On if Trent Richardson is healthier coming off the bye)- “He says he is. I haven’t like punched him in the ribs or anything (joking), but he’s going to be out there practicing. He said he feels good.”
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A fan who dunked his head in a bucket of urine at a Browns game in a video that went viral has been identified as a police officer and suspended for his hijinks.
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With that, it’s time to make your predictions.
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