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Weeden is practicing, but he apparently won’t be playing

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Last week, as Brian Hoyer prepared for his second start as the quarterback of the Cleveland Browns, former starter Brandon Weeden didn’t practice.

This week, as Hoyer prepares for his third start, Weeden has returned to practice, fully participating on both Monday and Tuesday.

Weeden believes his time on the field with the Browns isn’t over, and plenty can happen over the next 12 games.  For now, though, Weeden is the first quarterback of the 2013 season who apparently has lost his job after getting injured.

Injuries suck,” Weeden recently said.

Though that sentiment can be express with words far more flowery, the point is the same.  Every player is a potential Wally Pipp.  If the next man up mans up and plays even better than the guy who is injured, the next man up likely will stay there.

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22 Responses to “Weeden is practicing, but he apparently won’t be playing”
  1. blacknole08 says: Oct 1, 2013 9:25 PM

    Brady won his job because of injury. Alex Smith lost his job to injury.

    Yes Weeden injuries suck and you lost your job to Hoyer.

  2. clownsfan says: Oct 1, 2013 9:37 PM

    “Brandone” needs to realize what everybody else already knows. He’s finished in Cleveland.

  3. eriewarrior19 says: Oct 1, 2013 9:39 PM

    Keep the garbage on the sidelines

  4. catquick says: Oct 1, 2013 9:39 PM

    The Browns probably would have won both games with a healthy Weeden, as Hoyer was good, not spectacular. If Hoyer stumbles, Weeden will get his spot back.

  5. wearethesteelers says: Oct 1, 2013 9:47 PM

    Give me an L!

    L!

    Give me an O!

    O!

    Give me an L!

    L!

    What does that spell?!

    LOL!

  6. slickrick971 says: Oct 1, 2013 10:06 PM

    Sucks to suck..

  7. mymanmccoy says: Oct 1, 2013 10:13 PM

    Weeden is done with the Browns and I absolutely hate to say Lombardi was right. And that is from a lifelong Browns fan.

  8. tformation says: Oct 1, 2013 10:16 PM

    Sucks for Weeden. It’s hard NOT to root for this undrafted lifelong-Browns fan Hoyer kid.

    THIS week, anyway. Give him a couple weeks & the dawg pound may very well be screaming for Weeden.

    The backup QB is still the most popular guy in town… (except Denver, Green Bay, New England, Seattle, etc.)

  9. DawgPound83 says: Oct 1, 2013 10:58 PM

    Weeds was a goner the day Banner n Lombodamy took over

  10. doctorrustbelt says: Oct 1, 2013 11:16 PM

    I predict Weeden will be starting again by Week 9.

  11. natijim235 says: Oct 1, 2013 11:48 PM

    local ‘weedman’ lawn care is hiring

  12. drunkadamschefter says: Oct 1, 2013 11:52 PM

    Weeden sucks

  13. harrisonhits2 says: Oct 2, 2013 12:32 AM

    Wouldn’t Sanchez be the first QB to lose his job after being injured?

  14. edelmanfanclub says: Oct 2, 2013 1:20 AM

    Why would he play? He was a stupid pick by the old regime, and I’m almost positive Hoyer is younger than him. It doesn’t help Hoyer has led them to two wins after everyone declared this a lost season. I’m also going to say a career 71.1 Passer Rating and 57% comp percentage won’t earn you a job even if you lost it to injury

  15. thaxtonkevin16 says: Oct 2, 2013 1:38 AM

    The season is still young. Put him back in, to remind us why we have had fun the last two weeks!

  16. borisbulldog says: Oct 2, 2013 2:02 AM

    Another draft pick that manatee framed Holmgren efffed up for the Browns.

    How’s 2-2 for the Brown’s minus the first round pics of TRich and Weeden look now, you fat slob!

  17. arctantheta says: Oct 2, 2013 3:33 AM

    BW, not hot, not not, just meh.

  18. greatestgamensports says: Oct 2, 2013 3:54 AM

    Weeden is done, Hoyer is clearly the better QB!

  19. donmcg2012 says: Oct 2, 2013 6:19 AM

    Can’t argue about what Brian has brought to the table when it comes to talent and results now Brandon. The tapes don’t lie, he sees the field much better and makes quicker decisions.

  20. 4512dawg4512 says: Oct 2, 2013 6:32 AM

    Leave it to the Browns to replace their starter with a third stringer and expect excellence. 5-11 here we come….. again

  21. snakeskinsoul says: Oct 2, 2013 8:34 AM

    If we keep winning Hoyer won’t be taking up the clipboard anytime soon…sorry Weeds you were given a “birth” certificate not a “fair” certificate.

  22. reignjc says: Oct 2, 2013 1:32 PM

    Hoyer is garbage, he won a couple games and he is the saviour! LOL.. good ol’ Cleveland.

    Bills 20 Stains 10

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