Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson is not ready to commit to a quarterback, which could be taken a couple of different ways.
The Cleveland Browns do not play a game that matters for a little more than three months, which is why head coach Hue Jackson can play the waiting game with the quarterbacks.
Cleveland is in the final week of Organized Team Activities and Jackson remains in no hurry to clarify the situation at quarterback, according to clevelandbrowns.com:
"“I think guys are emerging. I think guys are working hard. I think the whole group has improved, but again, I am going to take a look at it after we get done with OTAs and see where we are. I think guys are making strides. I see it all the time, and they have got to continue to work and work hard. The young guys are getting better. Cody (Kessler) has improved. Brock (Osweiler) is doing well. We are going to take it all into account and see where we are.”"
You can take Jackson’s comments one of two ways.
On the one hand, there is no rush to name a starter – or even set a solid pecking order – as the team hasn’t even started training camp or the preseason.
Of course, Jackson not being more firm about the quarterback situation could be that the three quarterbacks – Cody Kessler, Brock Osweiler and DeShone Kizer – are all equal in what they bring (or consequently take off) the table.
While it would be nice to see the Browns enter this time of the year without any questions surrounding the game’s most important position, that is still not the case.
So, for now, having the quarterbacks “emerge” is as good as it gets.
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