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Josh McCown expects to start for Cleveland Browns

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Johnny Manziel's rookie year with the Cleveland Browns certainly failed to hit the heights that many expected of the former Texas A&M quarterback.

Manziel spent a large portion of his first year in the NFL on the bench and when he did finally get on the field, it didn't go well.

Manziel did score one rushing touchdown in a play against the Buffalo Bills which gave the Browns fans hope of seeing his College legacy transition to the NFL.

However once Manziel earned the Cleveland starting spot, he was the victim of a crushing 30-0 defeat to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Manziel ended the season early due to injury and is now in rehab ahead of his second year in the NFL.


The Browns have now lost last years starting quarterback in Brian Hoyer who seems set to hit free agency next week.

Cleveland have however signed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown ahead of the 2015 season and he has some clear intent for his time in Cleveland.

"That's my expectation right now," - McCown on the thought of starting for the Browns

McCown was 1-10 as the Buccaneers starter last season before being replaced by Mike Glennon who would lose the spot back to McCown again who oversaw the rest of the season where Tampa Bay secured this years #1 pick in the draft.

"We'll see, as things unfold, what their plan is, but that's my expectation. I'm going to compete as such to do that."

McCown has been brought in on a big money deal which doesn't seem to suggest that he will be spending a lot of time on the bench.

McCown to relaunch his career?

McCown arrived in the NFL in 2002 and has spent time with six different franchises in that time and is set to make Cleveland his seventh home.

The Arizona Cardinals remain as the time where McCown spent the longest time as he played there for the first four years of his NFL career.

However after a disastrous year last year with the Buccaneers, McCown will certainly be hoping to breath life back into his NFL career once again.

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