And Colt McCoy remains on the roster, Weeden will begin training camp Wholesale Jerseys China this month as the Browns’ presumptive No. 1 quarterback, a soon-to-be 29-year-old rookie they believe could finally end years of futility for a once-proud organization that has yet to make the Super Bowl and a loyal fan base out of patience.


We know he knows how to compete,” said second-year coach Pat Shurmur, whose future could hinge on Weeden’s success or failure.Selectedwith No. 22 overall pick in April’s draft much earlier than predicted Weeden impressed the Browns’ coaching staff and teammates during offseason minicamps with his accuracy and intellect. He displayed a nice touch on short tosses and showed off his long-range capability by launching a few 60-yard throws.

Despite a high-powered right arm that got him drafted out of high school in the second round by the New York Yankees, Weeden’s baseball career fizzled out in the low minor leagues, where hitters weren’t fooled by a 95 mph fastball that sometimes left the ballpark at an even higher rate of speed.I gave up some bombs,he said.The Browns, who have spent 13 years searching for a franchise quarterback, are counting on Weeden delivering a different kind of long ball.

It’s imperative the Browns get Weeden as many reps as possible during camp, which is why it’s likely the team will move McCoy, who has gone 5-16 in two seasons as a starter, before they get too deep into the summer. Weeden must also quickly develop chemistry with Cleveland’s receiving corps, now a little deeper after the team selected former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon in the recent NFL supplemental draft.

He’s going to make sure I’m going to work and make sure he can get everything he can out of me as far as me being in Cleveland.ThNike Browns’ running game was awful last season as injuries and other distractions prevented Peyton Hillis from coming close to matching his 1,177-yard season in 2010. Richardson should expect to get 20 to 25 carries per game under new offensive coordinator Brad Childress.