Several plays stood out as difference-makers in the 29-10 loss suffered by the Cleveland Browns this past Sunday.
The Cleveland Browns organization simply can’t catch a break. Not only did the team look overmatched in all three phases of their loss Sunday, but starting quarterback Robert Griffin III suffered a serious injury to his non-throwing shoulder. Griffin was placed on the IR and will not be able to return until at least Week 10. The Browns will turn to their journeyman veteran Josh McCown to be the starting quarterback for the foreseeable future this season.
However, in Griffin’s Browns debut there was very little evidence to suggest he could be the answer at the position for the team. It is unfortunate for Griffin and the Browns as he won’t be able to build and grow this season and make the most of his opportunity to start this season.
The Browns also are put in a bad situation as the team won’t have the time to accurately assess his play and get an evaluation for next season on him. The Browns are now put in a position where they need to get through the 2016 season with McCown at the helm and draft their quarterback of the future in the first round in the 2017 draft. The Browns took a gamble on a career revival of Griffin and his inability to stay healthy backfired on the Browns in Week 1.
In this segment I will dissect key plays from the previous weeks game using the coaches film view (All 22) and highlight on what went right or wrong. This segment is to bring understanding and teaching to the things missed when watching the game on the live telecast. The eyes in the sky never lie.
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