Tim Couch: Bernie Kosar was right when criticizing Browns front office

Wednesday December 17th, 2014

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Tim Couch said that Bernie Kosar was correct when he criticized the team’s front office earlier this week. 

Kosar went on Cleveland radio station WTAM 1100 and ripped the team for its lack of organizational skills, saying it made him “want to throw up.”

"I thought everything he said was right," Couch told ESPN. "It's been a long 15 years of watching the same thing repeat itself over and over. The biggest that frustrates me is the lack of commitment and loyalty to let a coach see it out and a quarterback play it out."

Couch was the No. 1 overall pick by the team in the 1999 NFL Draft and went 22-37 as a starter, last appearing in an NFL game during the 2003 season. In his five seasons with the team, he threw for 11,131 yards with 64 touchdowns and 67 interceptions.

Couch shrugged off criticism that rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel received after his 80-passing yard, two interception performance in Sunday’s 30-0 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

"Johnny played one game, and granted it was awful, but most people are writing the kid off already," Couch said. "Every quarterback has ups and downs, no matter who it is," he said. "It's a tough league."

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