Robert Griffin III vs. Josh McCown: Updates on Browns’ QB Battle

June 30, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cleveland Browns addressed the quarterback position this offseason by rolling the dice on Robert Griffin III, and a report this week suggests the 26-year-old has the inside track on veteran Josh McCown for the starting job. 
As seen in the following video, courtesy of CSN Mid-Atlantic, Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot is under the impression that RG3 is in the lead:
Jimmy Kempski of PhillyVoice.com provided a transcription of Cabot's comments:
I think the odds are very, very high (that Griffin starts Week 1). They want him to be the starting quarterback on day one. They're not going to have a short leash on him at all.
(Browns head coach) Hue Jackson and (offensive coordinator) Pep Hamilton are all in on RG3. They are trying to do everything they possibly can to coax that 2012 type of season out of him again. They see those flashes of greatness, they love the skill set, the mobility, and all those kinds of things. They think they can coach him up into the kin...

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