Cleveland Browns: Brandon Weeden Playing Better Than His Numbers, Needs Weapons

October 17, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 1-5 Cleveland Browns are fresh off of a big victory against their interstate and divisional rival, the Cincinnati Bengals.
On Sunday, the Browns put up 34 points despite the fact that Trent Richardson only rushed for 37 yards on the day (granted, Montario Hardesty added 56 yards and a touchdown rushing, but we'll get back to that).
After a terrible NFL debut and a below-average first four games, Brandon Weeden has been the much-maligned face of the disappointment that the Browns have been in 2012. It'd be easy to write off Weeden as a bust at this point, but a closer look yields a different point of view.
When Jimmy Haslam bought the Browns back in August of this year, according to ProFootballTalk, his first question to Mike Holmgren was whether or not Brandon Weeden could be a franchise quarterback.
The answer is a resounding yes.
On the season, Weeden's numbers are rather bad. The quarterback has only completed 129 of his 231 passes (55.8 percent) for 1,5...

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