There’s been plenty of questions surrounding the Cleveland Browns this offseason and whether or not they would bring another quarterback on board for the 2013 season to give Brandon Weeden some competition as the former first-round pick showed potential at times last year, but not enough for the team to be 100 percent sold on him. Despite the 2013 NFL Draft being right around the corner, it appears the Browns may already believe they have their answer to compete with Weeden next season–Jason Campbell.
After spending last season as a member of the Chicago Bears, Campbell agreed to a two-year deal with the Browns this week and as crazy as it sounds–this is a move that works out well for both parties. Even though he was a backup to Jay Cutler last season, Campbell has proven to be effective as a starter in the past and from an experience perspective–he certainly has the edge over Weeden heading into the 2013 season.
While Weeden showed potential at times as a rookie, he still has a lot to prove before Cleveland is convinced he’s their answer at quarterback. The argument can be made that Weeden deserves another chance considering the team’s lack of talent in the wide receiver department last year, but hopefully the addition of Campbell will at least push him to the next level.
There’s still plenty of time before the regular season is here, but this quarterback battle between Weeden and Campbell will certainly be a fun one to watch heading into training camp.
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