August 1, 2014

Weeden: “I didn’t play well for the most part…”

Brandon Weeden went 21-for-35 with a TD and two interceptions. It is a mediocre line in the stat sheet, but it gets even worse when you look at the offense as a whole.

The Browns punted six times, turned it over twice and also failed on two fourth down conversions. Additionally, Brandon Weeden added at least three batted passes to add to his NFL “lead” to at least 21.

[Related: Cleveland Browns get pounded by Cousins, Redskins in home finale]

  • Jaker

    That’s the Holday Spirit!

  • Jaker

    *Holiday. Apparently my sarcastic self has spelling problems

  • FactoryofPain

    I think this was his worst performance to date. He didn’t look like an NFL quality QB today. So many bad passes. I think his confidence was really rattled today. In general it was awful football… we got crushed by a rookie 2nd string QB…. so that’s really bad.

  • gren

    Worst performance to date? I know the first game of the season seems so long ago but, it’s unlikely he’ll ever have a game as bad as that.

  • The_Real_Shamrock

    Sorry Brandon your game was simply brutal and having to listen to Martz critique you almost every play didn’t help!

  • http://www.waitingfornextyear.com/ Scott @ WFNY

    I’m far from a Weeden apologist, but this game was heavily impacted by the coaching. The Shanahans made changes. Shurmur did not. Weeden will unfortunately pay for this throughout the week.

  • JeBron_Lames

    Might be the understatement of the year.

  • Jaker

    I really hate watching games on FOX. There are much better tandems all throughout CBS, except for the Bird and the Beard, they’re awful

  • Weedencancer

    Weeden is garbage! Chris Weinke 2.0!

  • The_Matt_Of_Akron

    It sure felt like more than 2 interceptions…..

  • Henry Brown

    Having your star running back average less than 2.8 YPC for 3 straight games probably isn’t helping.

  • Wow

    he should hear it all week, he was terrible.

  • historycat

    Please name the part where you played well.

  • Dave

    Weedon was awful. The first pick he threw was beyond terrible. It was 5 yards behind the receiver and thus in the hands of a fat linebacker. Coaching + Weedon = loss. Pretty simple equation.

  • Kenny_Chill

    As bad as Weeden is, we really ought to stick with him for a few years. He hasn’t been helped by the coaching at all. Plus, we’ll never develop a team people will believe in if we keep abandoning everyone at the first sign of trouble.

  • brickfrenzy

    The TD pass to Benjamin was nice.

  • Big Z

    Weeden seems to somehow be getting LESS accurate as the season goes on. I would absolutely say that Weeden seems to be losing confidence – he doesn’t seem to trust his reads, he holds the ball way too long, and he’s afraid to throw a pass before he sees that a receiver will get open. Hopefully he turns it around before season’s end so he can gain some confidence going into the offseason.

  • depress@work

    Thought this shermer guy was supposed to be a “QB coach”

  • depressed@work

    brenden was just turrible

  • http://www.facebook.com/anne.dunn.144 Anne Dunn

    Let’s hope not, but along with Weeden with a game in the 16 worst performances of the last 5 years, there are 4 other Browns QBs –Jake Delhomme. Bruce Gradowski, Derek Anderson, and Ken Dorsey. Brady Quinn isn’t too far off.

    Weeden has had a lot of bad games this year. The game against Washington scored 26.9 on the ESPN Total QBR out of a possible 100. Games with lower rankings in descending order — Kansas City(25.7), Buffalo (22.6), 2nd Baltimore game (22.2), San Diego (18.4), Pittsburgh (13.4), 1st Baltimore game (10.1), and the Philadelphia game (0.9)