7:40 PM EDT, Fri May 22, 2015
Akron Beacon Journal

New Browns offensive coordinator John DeFilippo says Johnny Manziel is setting himself up for success with dedication: ‘He’s been awesome’

BEREA: The Browns acquired a temporary “bridge” starter at the game’s most important position when they signed veteran journeyman Josh McCown in February, but they’re still searching for a quarterback of the future because the franchise doesn’t know whether Johnny Manziel can succeed in the NFL.Well, based on what new offensive coordinator John DeFilippo has seen since the team’s offseason workout program kicked off April 20, Manziel shouldn’t be counted out because his dedication has been off the charts. The Browns have noticed a difference in Manziel, whom they drafted 22nd...

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns coach Mike Pettine says in radio interview ‘it’s fair to say’ Josh McCown is favorite to start entering training camp

Browns coach Mike Pettine said Monday he thinks “it’s fair to say” veteran Josh McCown will be the favorite to be the team’s starting quarterback heading into training camp this summer.Pettine made the comment, which should come as no surprise, during a radio interview with the Bull and the Fox show on 92.3 The Fan.Local beat writers have been labeling McCown the projected starting quarterback since February, when he signed a three-year, $14 million contract. The deal includes $6.25 million, $5.25 million of which is guaranteed for the 2015 season.Meanwhile, Johnny Manziel is coming...

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Josh McCown: Cleveland's starting QB?

Doug Gottlieb discusses if Josh McCown will exit training camp as Cleveland's starter.

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Is Josh McCown the hottest free agent?

Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora talk about Josh McCown, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota on Day One at the NFL Combine.