Browns QB Josh McCown out with shoulder injury, Cody Kessler to start vs. Miami
Browns quarterback Josh McCown will not start Week 3 against the Miami Dolphins after sustaining a shoulder injury during Sunday’s game against the Ravens, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.
Head coach Hue Jackson confirmed McCown's injury in a press conference on Monday, saying that he will be evaluated week-to-week after sitting out Week 3. Jackson added that there is a "good chance" rookie Cody Kessler is named the starter against Miami, but the Browns are not eliminating other options.
McCown was starting his first game of the season on Sunday after Robert Griffin III was hurt in the opener. Griffin could reportedly miss the rest of the season with a broken bone in his shoulder.
McCown, who started eight games for Cleveland last year, threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions, and never left the game despite sustaining the injury.
He will likely be replaced by Kessler, a 23-year-old third-round pick out of USC.
The Browns are 0–2 for the season after losses to the Eagles and Ravens. They will play the Dolphins in Miami at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday.