Quinn Could Take the Snap For Browns

Fans clamor for rookie QB to start, but is he ready?
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 11, 2007 3:18 AM CDT
Cleveland Browns quarterbacks Charlie Frye (9), Derek Anderson (3), and Brady Quinn (10) toss balls during training camp at the Browns training facility, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – After seeing their experienced quarterbacks pounded by Pittsburgh in the season opener, it's looking more and more likely hat Cleveland will start rookie Brady Quinn—possibly as early as this week, reports AP. Browns coach Romeo Crennel wouldn't comment on what he called a "personnel decision," but also wouldn't rule Quinn out as a starter.

The fans' position on the issue is clear. Sunday's crowd booed starting quarterback Charlie Fry after his interception and five sacks, and began to chant "Bra-dy, Bra-dy!" Much is expected of the (surprisingly low) No. 22 draft pick, but Quinn may not yet have enough experience in the big league, having missed 16 practices in training camp.