What have you done for me lately seems to be the tone in Browns camp. Pat Shurmur thinks both Wallace and McCoy should see a lot of playing time in Cleveland Friday night as the Browns take on the Eagles at Cleveland Browns stadium. Pat Shurmur had Colt McCoy as his starting quarterback last year and he is refusing to name McCoy as the teams back-up quarterback this season with the addition of Brandon Weeden to the Browns roster. It is yet to be seen how Weeden will do in the regular season and the rumors are saying the Cleveland Browns want to deal Colt McCoy. That leaves me with one question, Is Pat Shumur clinically insane? Does this guy really have what it take to be a head coach in the NFL? How can he not be able to make a decision about the Browns back up Q.B. by now?
Shurmur knows what kind of player he has both in Seneca Wallace and Colt McCoy. Shurmur saw first hand last season how Wallace got to start the last three games of the regular season in McCoy’s absence and all Wallace did was add to the tally of loses the Browns and Pat Shurmur already had. Colt McCoy was the starter last season, he won 4 games for Shurmur with an offense that could barely function on an NFL level and now he isn’t even good enough to clearly beat out Seneca Wallace for the second string job. This is utter bull-crap, Shumur is playing some sort of political game and he should be Slapped with a fish right in the face.
There was an old coach in the NFL who had a few wins and knew a couple of things about the west coast offense. He went by the name of Bill Walsh. He said it takes three years for a quarterback to learn the West Coast offense to understand the schemes. Shurmur has had Weeden hear for 4 months and he names him the starter in 3 months. He has had Wallace and McCoy for a lot longer than that and he can’t make a decision as to who the back up will be.
I don’t think Jimmy Haslam’s arrival can get here soon enough. It will be great to have a guy in Cleveland that knows how to become successful. It is clear that the Browns in their present form have no freaking idea. If they did the team wouldn’t have hired Uncle Fritz’s nephew to be the head coach of the Browns. It will be great to see Mike Holmgren pack his office up and leave the Browns facility, he collected 24 million dollars already and still lets these political games take place, heck he is part of them. If he wasn’t he would have hired a head coach that had a proven tract record in the NFL. Not one that had a list of failures…
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