The Browns’ initial depth chart shows two starters at the most important position on the field.
For now, Derek Anderson and Brady Quinn each have a piece of the job.
“I was just trying to avoid all the questions,” coach Eric Mangini said in remarks distributed by the team. “If I put a name there, then he’s the starter. Nothing has really changed. I can promise you, we had to submit a depth chart, that’s what it is.”
Meanwhile, a claim has emerged that Quinn tried to torpedo Anderson’s performance in Sunday’s scrimmage after the radio connection the sideline to the quarterbacks went on the fritz. Per John Clayton of ESPN.com, Brown team quarterback Derek Anderson used hand signals — and White team quarterback Brady Quinn shared the hand signals with his team’s defense.
Given Mangini’s ties to the Patriots, Quinn’s underhanded tactics just might have won him the job.