Cleveland Browns: What Can Pat Shurmur Do for QB Colt McCoy?

January 13, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to several league sources, St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur and the Cleveland Browns are currently in the final stages of contract talks and it is expected that the Browns will introduce Shurmur as the team's new head coach within the next 24 hours.
Browns team president Mike Holmgren has had full control of the head coaching search and has been looking to hire someone with a good offensive mind and who has the skills and experience to develop quarterback Colt McCoy into the future of the Cleveland Browns.
With two seasons as the Rams offensive coordinator and a decade as quarterbacks coach for the Philadelphia Eagles under his belt, Shurmur seems to fit the bill. His development of rookie quarterback Sam Bradford this past season has been impressive and likely the main reason that Shurmur has been considered the favorite for the Browns job over other candidates since the search began.
In 2010, Bradford posted a respectable 76.5 QB rating, ...

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