Browns coach Rob Chudzinski didn’t want to be pinned down when it came to his quarterback decision, but he left the door open to move on from Brandon Weeden.
“We’ll talk as a staff later on this afternoon,” Chudzinski said, via Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com. “We’ll basically put the guys at all positions who give us the best opportunity to win.”
Asked again if a quarterback change would be considered, Chudzinski replied: “Yeah, at all positions, we’re considering, … looking at that. Typically, that’s what we do every week.”
Let’s be honest with ourselves, the next significant Browns quarterback call will be made next spring, when they draft whomever they draft to go along with Brian Hoyer after he rehabs his torn ACL.
Weeden was bad again yesterday, completing 17-of-42 passes for 149 yards, with a 48.6 passer rating. They haven’t won a game he’s started this year (0-4).
They could always go with veteran Jason Campbell, but they essentially gave a verdict on him when Hoyer leapfrogged him in Week Three.
“It’s difficult to say,” Chudzinski said, when asked if Campbell could create a spark like Hoyer did. “Again, I’m just looking for the guy that gives us the best chance to win – at all positions.”
The Browns had moments of sheer competence when Hoyer was at the helm. They’ve played the kind of defense that makes acceptable quarterback play enough, but it sure doesn’t sound like they’re confident the guy to provide it is on the roster at the moment.