March 3, 2013
NFL Network's Steve Wyche, via The Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot, claims he was told that the Cleveland Browns were forced to dial down their offense due to the inadequacies of quarterback Brandon Weeden.
Wyche claims that, in an off-camera-conversation with running back Trent Richardson, the Browns quarterback struggled reading opposing defenses.
"He said as a rookie, [Weeden] really had trouble reading defenses from time to time and they had to skew their offense a little bit, sometimes somewhat predictable," said Wyche. "He thinks things are going to open up a little bit, but he really does like Brandon Weeden."-
Richardson, who-gave himself a C-plus grade-for his rookie season, ultimately spoke on camera and stood behind his fellow quarterback.
"I think he'll be my quarterback," Richardson said. "We can't put too much on Brandon, especially as a rookie.-
"We want to make sure he believes, he knows he's going to be our quarterback. When it comes to stuff like that, we've ju