DeShone Kizer wins Browns starting QB job

Hugh Jackson with an up close look at Brock Osweiler's odd fundamentals

"Obviously, this is a sensitive subject in our country right now", quarterback DeShone Kizer said.

He doesn't want it to spin again anytime soon.

After Kizer was named the starting quarterback for the Browns' third preseason game, he had a rocky first day, came back strong on Thursday. He started the first two preseason games, and Kizer started the third.

"I think he's doing everything I think he needs to do to prepare himself for this opportunity", Jackson said Saturday. Let's see what coach had to say about it. Brock Osweiler and Cody Kessler haven't had much success driving the ball downfield and racking up touchdowns.

Nonetheless, it appears as though the Browns believe that Kizer has played better than his numbers. He's extremely bright. That's the quarterback of our defense, so he has a lot of input and say from snap to snap what our defense does, so he kind of kind of controls that, and that's a flawless fit for him. Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota both started the first week of their first seasons and both are widely considered to be the leaders of the next generation of quarterbacks.

Jackson will reportedly make the news official later today after he meets with the quarterbacks.

"When we drafted this young man we thought he had exactly what we were looking for", Jackson said. There is nothing in my mind that says he is not going to do well.

"Everyone always asks me about quarterbacks", Thomas said, per the Cleveland Plain Dealer. By the time the Browns are eliminated from the playoff hunt in mid-October his responses may be completely binary. Jackson said he had a good conversation with Osweiler.

The 27-year-old tight end made his on-field debut Wednesday after missing nearly the first month of practices with a toe injury.

Yeah, it is only a Preseason, but Bucs will show in the first half who the better team is.

Reed was examined by a foot specialist August 1 and recently started using wider shoes and orthotics to help alleviate the soreness in the big toe on his left foot.

"He's going to play with his unit", Jackson said.

In two games, Kizer went 19-for-31 for 258 yards with one touchdown and five sacks. Though it makes sense to get a rookie who's only made one start some more quality reps, Jackson hadn't planned on playing many, if any, of his regulars in that game.

Head coach Hue Jackson made the announcement during a Sunday afternoon conference call.

Fellow quarterback Blake Bortles will also receive reps with the first team. It was good to see David (Njoku) play last week, but that was new for David.

Barnes was waived by Detroit on August 9 after being signed as an undrafted free agent out of Alabama State in April.

The Bears have signed offensive lineman Charles Leno Jr.to a contract extension. He left school following the 2016 season to enter in the 2017 NFL Draft. A year ago marked the second straight season in which Leno made 16 starts. He was charged with one count of domestic assault and battery and two counts of malicious injury or destruction of property.

Kizer may be able to provide the missing spark on offense.

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