Savagely Wrong: Will Brayden Quinn Prove More Boller Than Kyle?

Believeland ClownsContributor IAugust 27, 2009

GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 15:  Quarterback Brady Quinn #10 of the Cleveland Browns looks to pass the ball against the Green Bay Packers during the preseason game at Lambeau Field on August 15, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Savage boys: offensively former Browns GM phil savage just couldnt do anything right. As head of college scouting under Ozzie Newsome in Baltimore, Phil Savage often took credit for the drafting of Jamal Lewis, Jonathan Ogden, Ray Lewis. But there was one Kyle Boller pick that was reminiscent of Phil Savage's desperate attempt to find a franchise QB in Cleveland.

Boller became the Ravens' first round draft pick in 2003 NFL Draft (19th overall pick), as Quinn would soon become the 22nd pick in the 2007 draft.

Boller's highlight:

  • Holds the all-time Baltimore Ravens record for most career passing yards (7,846). (The previous record was 7,148 set in 1997 by Vinny Testaverde.)
  • Most games played as Baltimore Ravens quarterback (55).
  • Most games started as Baltimore Ravens quarterback (42).
  • Most seasons as Baltimore Ravens quarterback (6).

Despite all that, Boller barely made a mark in the NFL and is currently backing up Bulger in St Louis.

Is this the destiny for Brayden Quinn?? To play out an non-descript but eventful rookie contract? And then to be a journeyman backup in the league

The next preseason game against Tennessee Titans is a make or break game moreso for Brady Quinn than it is for Derek Anderson. Brayden has to show that he can lead the Cleveland Browns, his hometeam, or else he too will ridden out on rails.