The Cleveland Browns don’t need DeShone Kizer to be the Week 1 starter, so there is no need to rush him into action this season.
Cleveland Browns fans are an interesting bunch, but I wouldn’t change a thing about it.
When DeShone Kizer was drafted by the Browns, some immediately said it was a bad pick without much basis for such an opinion, while others declared it an amazing steal. So it goes in these parts.
As time has gone on, Kizer has gained the favor of not only fans, but of the local media who has focused on his progression throughout the offseason as he competes for the starting quarterback job. Cody Kessler was declared the early favorite by Hue Jackson, but it is clearly an open competition between Kizer, Kessler and Brock Osweiler.
Training camp is going to be a fun time, and once preseason rolls around Kizer has the chance to impress us all with some great performances in actual game action. But no matter how well he does, starting him in Week 1 may be a mistake.
It is easy to get excited about a rookie, especially one who is a quarterback, but any rookie needs time to adjust to the speed and mentally-grueling world of the NFL. This is not to say Kizer can’t handle it, but there is no need to rush him onto the field just because he is doing well in non-contact practices.
We take a look at that and more in today’s edition of the Daily Dawg Tags.
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