Browns Notes: Greco, RG3, McCown

Browns right guard John Greco injured his foot during the third quarter of today’s loss to the Giants. The 31-year-old was taken to the locker room and didn’t return to the contest. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com tweets that Greco was spotted leaving the stadium accompanied by crutches and a right boot.

If Greco is forced to miss time, it’d be another hit to an injury-riddled Browns offensive line. The team is already without guard Joel Bitonio and center Austin Reiter, while Cameron Erving has also missed time with an injury.

Let’s take a look at some other notes out of Cleveland…

  • The Browns want to see what they have in Robert Griffin III. NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport noted on NFL GameDay Morning that the organization wants to see several more starts from the signal-caller (via Conor Orr of NFL.com). Of course, that all depends on whether rookie quarterback Cody Kessler is unable to return from his concussion. Griffin was placed on the injured reserve following the Browns’ season-opener, and the quarterback ended up returning to practice earlier this week.
  • ESPN.com’s Tony Grossi wonders if quarterback Josh McCown may have made his final start with the Browns today. The 37-year-old is now 1-10 as a starter over the past two seasons, including today’s loss to the Giants. The veteran is owed $3.625MM next season, and he’s due a $750K roster bonus in March.
  • If the Patriots were willing to part with quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, Cabot believes he’d be a great addition to the Browns. Of course, that wouldn’t necessarily prevent the organization from taking a quarterback in the draft. Cabot says the team could still target North Carolina signal-caller Mitch Trubisky regardless of whether they acquire a quarterback via trade or free agency.
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4 comments on “Browns Notes: Greco, RG3, McCown

  1. gmflores27

    Browns would be smart to just go defense in the draft and O-line

    • JT19

      Agreed. Besides the fact that Cleveland has been a QB dumpster dive, it makes more sense for them to build their defense and offense while hoping Kessler can turn into something or rely on veteran QBs. Not saying they can’t draft a QB during the draft this year, but they shouldn’t reach or feel the need to draft one if their guy isn’t there.

      • Best comment I’ve seen in awhile! Let’s hope FO does just that!

  2. ahale224

    RGIII is a serviceable stop gap(if he can stay healthy) while you build a team that any QB could be successful with. Ownership just has to give a regime long enough to fix that disaster.

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