Cleveland Browns: Weeden vs McCoy, Was the Right Choice Made at Quarterback?

October 31, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We have reached the half way point of the NFL schedule and the Cleveland Browns sit with a 2-6 record.
After eight weeks in the saddle as starting quarterback, the question is whether Brandon Weeden was the right choice to step in and lead a sputtering Cleveland offense.
There have been two very clear groups of Browns fans who either fully back Weeden or the 2011 pivot, Colt McCoy.
Many felt that McCoy was the fall guy for a club that led the league in dropped passes, had a non-existent running game, and finished the year at 4-12.
The coaching staff promised a true competition for the starter role between Colt and 22nd overall selection Brandon Weeden, which obviously did not occur. Yet again it appeared that the loveable Hobbs, New Mexico native was getting shafted and not given a fair shot to keep his job.
However, Weeden’s raw skills and command of the huddle were undeniable through training camp.
He demonstrated an arm strength and accuracy ...

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