BEREA, Ohio--Brandon Weeden is confident that the work he put in over the off-season will start to show up as the Browns open their preseason Thursday night against the Rams. Weeden is expected to play the first quarter, but he has some specific goals he would like to accomplish.
"I want to be able to string together consecutive good plays, string together a couple of good drives and just get the feel of the game," Weeden said after Wednesday's indoor practice. "It's a little bit different than practice, obviously, there is going to be some emotion, a lot more adrenaline. I just want to put together a couple of good drives and just manage the game and do the things I need to do to move the ball."
Weeden said his personal goal is to increase his completion percentage this season. Last year, he completed just 57.4 percent of his passes.
"(Increase) that completion percentage," he said. "You have to get completions, whatever it might be first down or third down, you have to get complet...