Just because a head coach decides who his starting quarterback will be for the regular season does not mean that it will fix an offense. Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine learned that on Saturday night.
Obviously naming a starter was not going to fix all of the offensive woes, but a solid week of practice with one quarterback was supposed to help. It didn’t help all that much, as the Browns first unit struggled mightily once again.
In fact, the entire team looked out of sync, and the defense was worn down by too much time on the field and the arms of two backup quarterbacks. It isn’t time to overreact just yet, but it is definitely time to worry a little.
Here are the things we learned from the third week of the Browns preseason.