When the Cleveland Browns shipped quarterback Colt McCoy to San Francisco in an early April trade, no one was happier than Colt McCoy. McCoy’s been a 49er for about two weeks, but he said he can already see a difference in the way the Browns and the 49ers operate.
In Cleveland one day for the start of offseason conditioning, in the Bay Area the next studying his new San Francisco playbook. What a whirlwind 24 hours for Colt McCoy.
The Cleveland Browns have discarded another quarterback. Colt McCoy will start over as a backup in San Francisco.
The Oakland Raiders take on the 3-8 Cleveland Browns this Sunday. While it is a home game at the Coliseum, the contest is not sold out so the lack of a crowd favors Cleveland. Rainy weather is also expected and that also favors the Browns.
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Alex Smith, the sixth-rated quarterback in the conference, should be one of the three NFC Pro Bowl QBs.
Three NFL quarterbacks have a chance to surpass Dan Marino’s single-season passing record this season.
With the second half of the season underway, John Madden sees significant improvement among last year’s worst NFL teams, including Detroit, Tampa Bay, St. Louis, Cleveland and Oakland.