Each week of the preseason produces new revelations. For the Cleveland Browns, some of those revelations aren’t what they might have wanted.
By this point in the preseason, the Browns were hoping to have a clear-cut favorite at the quarterback position and hopeful that positions of weakness would begin to strengthen. Neither of those things has happened.
To say the Browns’ quarterbacks flopped on prime-time television against Washington would be an understatement. Both Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel looked like they were nowhere near ready to start Week 1.
Despite all of that, according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, head coach Mike Pettine is determined to name a starting quarterback in the next 48 hours.
Before we learn who that is, however, let’s take a look at what we have learned through the second week of the preseason.