CLEVELAND (AP) -- Browns coach Rob Chudzinski looked calm, cool and crisp in his NFL exhibition debut. So did his team, especially his starting quarterback.
With Brandon Weeden moving Cleveland's offense on two scoring drives, the Browns jumped to a 17-0 lead against the Rams' starters and rolled to a 27-19 win over St. Louis on Thursday night. Weeden, coming off a so-so rookie season, may have silenced some critics with his solid performance in which he spread the ball all over FirstEnergy Stadium.
The Browns were better in all three phases, and only a late TD by the Rams' backups made the score look more respectable.
St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher has some work to do.
Here are the five things we learned about two young teams:
1.WEEDEN'S WEAPONS: The second-year QB completed 10 of 13 passes for 112 yards and displayed composure and patience in the pocket. He made sound decisions and appears to be making major strides in coordinator Norv Turner's system. With all eyes on his every move...