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Plain Dealer

Cleveland Browns need McCown to match Rivers in second half -- Bud Shaw's Halftime Take

The Cleveland Browns matched the Chargers in a 13-13 first half. Josh McCown showed a glimpse of why the Browns signed him, throwing for over 200 yards -- Bud Shaw.

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A harsh spotlight falls on Browns' QB Josh McCown and WR Dwayne Bowe -- Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

The Cleveland Browns signed a quarterback who was 1-10 last year (Josh McCown) and a wide receiver (Dwayne Bowe) who didn't catch a TD pass in 2014. Both spent the week in the crosshairs of media attention and fan exasperation -- Bud Shaw's Sports Spin.

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns notebook: QB Austin Davis hasn’t had much time to prep with new team but knows ‘it has to be enough’ if he’s summoned

BEREA: Browns third-string quarterback Austin Davis is one step closer to being thrust into the fire, but he hopes to avoid it until he can find his bearings in Cleveland.Starting quarterback Josh McCown has been ruled out for Sunday, when the Browns (0-1) will face the Tennessee Titans (1-0) in the home opener at FirstEnergy Stadium. McCown suffered a concussion this past weekend in a season-opening, 31-10 loss to the New York Jets.So Johnny Manziel will start at quarterback, and Davis will serve as the primary backup.Davis signed with the Browns on Sept. 7 after being cut by the St. Louis...

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Browns sign quarterback Matt Blanchard to practice squad

The Browns signed quarterback Matt Blanchard to the practice squad, the team announced Tuesday. Starting quarterback Josh McCown is in the concussion protocol, so the Browns are preparing backup Johnny Manziel to face the Tennessee Titans in the home opener Sunday. Third-string quarterback Austin Davis would serve as Manziel's primary backup should McCown not be medically cleared in time to start. Browns coach Mike Pettine has said he wants three or four quarterbacks on campus. Now Blanchard is the fourth. The 6-foot-3, 223-pound Blanchard entered the NFL in 2012 by signing with the...


Browns OC John DeFilippo, QB Josh McCown have faith in each other despite doubts of critics

BEREA — The trust factor between an offensive coordinator and his quarterback is critical. They are reliant on the other to have success, leaving them vulnerable. The relationship between coordinator John DeFilippo and quarterback Josh McCown stretches began in Oakland in 2007. McCown had other options this offseason, but chose a reunion and signed with Read More... The post Browns OC John DeFilippo, QB Josh McCown have faith in each other despite doubts of critics appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram. Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The...