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Browns' Brandon Weeden Pleased With Progress Against Packers

Rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden is happy with his performance against the Packers in Week 2 of the preseason on Thursday night. In a game that some believe was supposed to a showcase for trade potential of backup quarterback Colt McCoy, Weeden still came out and played the entire first half, in which he completed 12-of-20 passes for 118 yards.

Here's Weeden putting it all in perspective:

"You've got to keep in mind, last week was my first-ever start in the NFL," Weeden said. "I think it's just like a true freshman coming into college. It's an even bigger jump coming up here.

"I think for the most part I threw the ball where it needed to be thrown and I threw it on time."

McCoy ended up seeing some time in the third quarter and completed 4-of-6 pass attempts for 58 yards in that time.

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