The quarterback situation is going to be the biggest question surrounding the Browns following Thursday’s embarrassment. Of course, this is due to the fact that three different quarterbacks took snaps for the team, yet none were injured. The strategy behind this is puzzling to say the least.
When it was all said and done, Kessler threw for 91 yards and a touchdown, and McCown completed less than half of his pass attempts, totaling 59 yards. This was with the Browns dialing up 32 pass plays, accounting for 73 percent of their total plays. McCown also threw two interceptions in his limited time, and took three sacks.
On a night where no one felt left out, rookie Kevin Hogan also made an appearance. His two plays included a handoff which was blown up in the backfield, and a quarterback draw which moved the ball one yard.
It is safe to say that Cleveland quarterbacks failed, making poor circumstances unbearable. When the team scores just seven points, a lot of the blame will be placed on the quarterback’s shoulders. In Thursday’s case, there is good reason to continue this tradition.