Browns finally announce that QB Brandon Weeden is starter
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Robert Griffin III may have been "All In for Week 1" last year, but it's clear that he wasn't his usual self. Hi... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A couple of hours following a report that wide receiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Montee Ball's rookie season got off to a rough start with a nasty case of fumblitis that limited his playing time for the ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
One visit was all Chris Johnson needed to find his next NFL team. Johnson reached an agreement Wednesday with the New York... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi said Tuesday that he envisions his to... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Brandon Lloyd's career looked like it was over after he spent all of last season without a roster spot anywhere. Now his c... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
I hope I can get DeAngelo Williams to play in my fantasy league, but I would love to see him choose (overdraft) himself in... [read more] [All News & Rumors]

Browns finally announce that QB Brandon Weeden is starter

The Browns' quarterback competition that was never thought of as much of a competition has reached its conclusion. Head coach Rob Chudzinski said Tuesday that Brandon Weeden @bweeden3 is his guy, as he should be. In two preseason games this month, Weeden completed more than 70 percent of his passes for 229 yards, three touchdowns and no turnovers. Chudzinski had said in recent days that the battle between Weeden and Jason Campbell for the starting job was close. But it never really was.

Fantasy Analysis:

You can probably discount Weeden's terrific August stats since it's only the preseason; I doubt he'll play that well consistently in the fall. But he should still see a big improvement compared to his numbers from last year -- 3,385 yards, 14 touchdowns, 17 interceptions. He is a definite sleeper in two-quarterback leagues. Weeden has a lot of weapons, and his physical skill set fits Norv Turner's attacking offense. I'm definitely buying later on in drafts.

Associated Press

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.

News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties