One full week of training camp is in the books and the Cleveland Browns are still a giant question mark. The roster has plenty of talent, and it seems like the product on the field will be improved, but there are so many new parts it is hard to tell for sure.
Head coach Mike Pettine has his fingerprint all over this team already. That is a good thing. The true test will be if the losses start to pile up. That is when a coach’s influence over a roster is truly tested.
The quarterback competition is tight and unimpressive to this point. While Brian Hoyer seems decisively ahead of the field, he has still been very underwhelming. Neither he nor Johnny Manziel has flashed the brilliance the organization wants to see just yet.
It is amazing what one can learn in just six days of training camp. Let’s take a look at what is evident after the first week.