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Brandon Weeden Sets Browns Rookie Mark for Passing Yards

From the Browns-

“Rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden completed 26 of 37 passes (70.3%) for 322 yards and his first two career passing touchdowns. He finished with a 114.9 rating. His 322 passing yards were a Browns rookie record surpassing the previous mark of 310 set by Eric Zeier at Cincinnati on October 29, 1995.”

MOST PASSING YARDS IN A GAME BY A BROWNS ROOKIE

         Player                   Opponent            Date           Attempts       Completions    Yards

1. Brandon Weeden     at Cincinnati       9/16/12             37                      26               322

2. Eric Zeier                   at Cincinnati        10/29/95           46                      26               310

3. Colt McCoy               at Pittsburgh        10/17/10           33                      23               281

[Related: Despite improved offense, Browns lose to Bengals 34-27]

  • Scut_Farkus

    Ha!

  • annnnd we lost.

  • The_Real_Shamrock

    Gotta give Weeble his due he looked like the QB Heckert and Shurmur wet themselves over the night he was drafted. The first half wasn’t all that impressive but in the second the “kid” went off. He had some nice velocity plus accuracy and did it while staying in the pocket under pressure. All that aside though he wasn’t exactly facing the league’s top defense. BUT as bad as week 1 was this was the complete opposite. Lets see what happens week 3 now.

  • Big Z

    Nice! Hopefully that’ll shut the “doomsdayers” up for a day!

  • Natedawg86

    In game 2. I was in a grocery in MD with a browns shirt on and a ravens fan said, hope the QB will do a little better this week. I asked, “Who Flacco?” and he said no the Browns QB. I said, well he is a rookie, and they guy said yeah but 5%? Got to love ignorance