Cleveland Browns QB Jake Delhomme Embraces New Roles, Will Win Over Critics

May 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Incumbent quarterback Jake Delhomme appears to be embracing his new opportunity in Cleveland to not only have a chance to start, but to be a leader and mentor on a team that has not seen that from the position in many years.
After a terrible 2009 season that saw Delhomme fall from beloved Panthers quarterback to being booed off the field, he looks to follow in the footsteps of past veteran quarterbacks who have rebounded from a bad season with a terrific one.
Most notable in recent memory is Brett Favre, who in 2006 threw an equal amount of interceptions to touchdowns and put up a sub-par low 70s quarterback rating. Favre then produced a Pro Bowl season in 2007.
Another is John Elway (sorry Browns fans). In 1992, he threw seven more interceptions than touchdowns—followed up with a Pro Bowl season in 1993.
Delhomme threw 10 more interceptions than touchdowns in 2009.
This is not to say that Delhomme is as talented as a Hall of Fame and future Hall of Fame...

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