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  Eagles | Cody Kessler to call Philadelphia home    Mon May 13, 04:33 PM

Free-agent QB Cody Kessler (Jaguars) signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, May 13. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. The Eagles also waived QB Luis Perez.

Footballguys view: Kessler has starting experience that could prove to be valuable to the Eagles. They currently have Nate Sudfeld and rookie Clayton Thorson competing for the backup job to Carson Wentz. While Wentz continues to recover from his back injury, these three passers will compete in camp.

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  Eagles | Cody Kessler set to sign with Philly    Sun May 12, 12:49 PM

Free-agent QB Cody Kessler (Jaguars) is expected to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, May 13, a source reported Sunday, May 12.

Footballguys view: Kessler will be a lot cheaper than Nate Sudfeld even though he'll be new to the Eagles system. He could make the team as a third quarterback if the team isn't completely sold on Sudfeld to back up the oft-injured Carson Wentz.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler released by Jacksonville    Thu May 9, 12:26 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cody Kessler was released by the team Thursday, May 9.

Footballguys view: No surprise here. The Jaguars added Alex McGough this offseason and he'll compete with UDFA QB Gardner Minshew (Washington State) for the backup job to Nick Foles. Kessler has starting experience and should find a landing spot as a camp arm at least.

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  Jaguars | Friday practice report for Jaguars    Fri Dec 28, 05:34 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars CB A.J. Bouye (toe), PK Josh Lambo (groin) and OT Josh Wells (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 28, and have been ruled out for Week 17. RB Leonard Fournette (ankle, foot) did not practice and is listed as doubtful. CB D.J. Hayden (groin) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. FS Tashaun Gipson (foot), QB Cody Kessler (shoulder) and CB Jalen Ramsey (toe) were limited during practice but are not on the injury report. WR DJ Chark (quadriceps) fully participated in practice and is not on the injury report.

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  Jaguars | Thursday practice report for Jaguars    Thu Dec 27, 04:24 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars CB A.J. Bouye (toe), PK Josh Lambo (groin) and OT Josh Wells (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 27. QB Cody Kessler (shoulder) and FS Tashaun Gipson (foot) were limited during practice. WR DJ Chark (quadriceps) fully participated in practice.

Footballguys view: Bouye is a key part of the defense, but the Texans only have one healthy proven receiver right now, so the Jaguars might not miss him much if he can't go.

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  Jaguars | Wednesday's practice report for Jacksonville    Wed Dec 26, 04:40 PM

Jacksonville CB A.J. Bouye (toe), PK Josh Lambo (groin) and OL Josh Wells (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 26. RB Leonard Fournette (ankle, foot) and QB Cody Kessler (shoulder) were limited in practice, while WR DJ Chark (quadriceps) practiced in full.

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  Jaguars | Blake Bortles makes relief appearance    Sun Dec 23, 08:44 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles replaced QB Cody Kessler during a 17-7 win over the Miami Dolphins in Week 16 because his mobility was better suited to handle Miami's pass rush, according to head coach Doug Marrone. He completed five of his six passes for 39 yards and rushed four times for 25 yards.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler cleared to return    Sun Dec 23, 02:11 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cody Kessler (shoulder) suffered a right shoulder contusion during the Week 16 game but has been cleared to return.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler held to 57 yards    Sun Dec 16, 06:23 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cody Kessler went 9-for-17 for 57 yards, zero touchdowns and one interception against the Washington Redskins in Week 15. He also rushed for 68 yards on six carries during the game.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler to remain starter    Fri Dec 7, 09:14 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cody Kessler will remain the starter against the Washington Redskins in Week 15, according to head coach Doug Marrone.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler unimpressive in loss    Fri Dec 7, 12:36 AM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cody Kessler went 25-for-43 for 240 yards and a touchdown in a Week 14 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Kessler gained 17 yards on five carries and also lost a fumble.

Footballguys view: Kessler hung in the best he could against the blitz, but he has the underwhelming skillset of a backup. He placed some deep balls well that Donte Moncrief couldn't haul in and missed Tommy Bohanon for a score that was part of a goal line stand that was a turning point in the game. He'll be a desperation play even in 2QB/Superflex leagues next week.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler held to under 200 total yards    Sun Dec 2, 05:43 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cody Kessler went 18-for-24 for 150 yards against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 13. He also rushed for 28 yards on five carries during the game.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler passes concussion test    Sun Dec 2, 01:37 PM

Jacksonvile Jaguars QB Cody Kessler (head) was evaluated for a concussion in the first quarter of their Week 13 game Sunday, Dec. 2, but was cleared to return.

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  Jaguars | Blake Bortles benched    Mon Nov 26, 02:42 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles has been benched in favor of Cody Kessler, according to head coach Doug Marrone.

Footballguys view: So long as Kessler is healthy, he should be the starter for the rest of the regular season. After making it to the AFC Championship last year, the Jaguars have fallen apart and the play of their quarterback is largely to blame. They don't ask him to do much and Bortles has still been ineffective and mostly careless with the football. Back in February of this year, Bortles signed a three-year extension with $26.5 million guaranteed. There's still $16.5 million in dead money next year according to Spotrac.com.

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  Jaguars | Blake Bortles getting normal reps    Thu Oct 25, 02:37 AM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles will receive all of the starter reps in practice this week, according to head coach Doug Marrone. Earlier reports suggested QB Cody Kessler would get some time with the first-team offense, but Marrone indicated the distribution of reps would be the same as it has been since the season began.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler to practice with starters    Tue Oct 23, 12:37 AM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cody Kessler will get some practice time with the first-team offense ahead of the team's Week 8 matchup on Sunday, Oct. 28.

Footballguys view: Blake Bortles is still the starter for now. If he struggles again then Kessler would take over again like he did last week...but this time around he'd have worked with the first-team offense during the week of practice.

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  Jaguars | Blake Bortles benched    Sun Oct 21, 02:49 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles was benched during the team's Week 7 game and has been replaced by QB Cody Kessler.

Footballguys view: Will the Jaguars turn back to Bortles against the Eagles next week? Does it matter for the Jaguars passing game when it comes to fantasy football? Can the defense get their swagger back? The Jaguars season is in free fall.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler sharp in preseason    Thu Aug 9, 09:57 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cody Kessler completed 14 of his 17 passes for 139 yards and a touchdown in a 24-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints in the preseason Thursday, Aug. 9.

Footballguys view: Kessler did a lot to solidify his status as Blake Bortles backup in the preseason opener. The Jaguars might not be as inclined to trade for Teddy Bridgewater if Kessler keeps playing like this.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler on track to be backup QB    Wed Aug 8, 08:26 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cody Kessler has been consistent during training camp and is the clear favorite for the backup quarterback job.

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  Jaguars | Cody Kessler expected to be No. 2 quarterback    Sun Jun 24, 10:28 AM

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Cody Kessler is expected to enter the regular season as the backup to QB Blake Bortles. QB Tanner Lee, the club's seventh-round draft selection, is likely to begin the year on the practice squad, in the opinion of The Florida Times-Union's John Reid.

Footballguys view: Back in March, the Jaguars acquired Kessler from the Browns in exchange for a conditional 2019 seventh-round pick. Kessler takes the place of long-time backup Chad Henne, and his starting experience gives him an edge over the rookie Lee. The Jaguars are a run-heavy team with QB Blake Bortles starting, and they'd be even more that way if Kessler was thrust into the lineup due to injury.

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  Jaguars | Jacksonville acquires Cody Kessler    Wed Mar 28, 02:44 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler was acquired by the Jacksonville Jaguars Wednesday, March 28, in exchange for a conditional 2019 seventh-round draft pick, according to a source.

Footballguys view: With Chad Henne (Chiefs) moving on in free agency, the Jaguars needed a backup to Blake Bortles. Kessler is efficient as a dink-and-dunk passer and has experience as a starter.

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  Browns | Cleveland trades Cody Kessler    Wed Mar 28, 02:42 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler was traded to the Jacksonville Jaguars Wednesday, March 28, in exchange for a conditional 2019 seventh-round draft pick, according to a source.

Footballguys view: A third-round pick for the Browns in 2016, Kessler was an efficient starter for the Browns when forced into the lineup. When the Browns added Drew Stanton to a two-year deal, Kessler was put on the trade block.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler on the block    Tue Mar 27, 11:44 AM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler is expected to be shopped this offseason.

Footballguys view: Good luck with that. Kessler has starting experience, but at the end of the day -- even in a quarterback desperate league -- he shouldn't get much interest on the trade block.

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  Browns | Week 17 Browns inactives    Sun Dec 31, 11:42 AM

The Cleveland Browns have declared QB Cody Kessler, FB Dan Vitale, OL Geoff Gray, LB Jeremy Cash, C Marcus Martin, TE Matt Lengel, WR Matt Hazel inactive for Week 17.

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  Browns | Cleveland's Week 16 inactives    Sun Dec 24, 11:45 AM

The Cleveland Browns have declared CB B.W. Webb, CB Briean Boddy-Calhoun, QB Cody Kessler, OL Geoff Gray, LB Jeremy Cash, C Marcus Martin, WR Matt Hazel inactive for Week 16.

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  Browns | Cleveland's Week 15 inactives    Sun Dec 17, 11:37 AM

The Cleveland Browns have declared CB Briean Boddy-Calhoun, QB Cody Kessler, OL Geoff Gray, LB Justin Currie, C Marcus Martin, WR Matt Hazel, TE Matt Lengel inactive for Week 15.

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  Browns | DeShone Kizer leaves game    Sun Nov 26, 01:18 PM

Cleveland Browns QB DeShone Kizer (head) left the team's Week 12 game early and is being evaluated for a concussion. QB Cody Kessler has taken over as the quarterback.

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  Browns | Cleveland holding off on quarterback decision    Mon Oct 23, 02:59 PM

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson told the media Monday, Oct. 23, he is not ready to name a starting quarterback yet between DeShone Kizer, Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan.

Footballguys view: The choice between these quarterbacks is like the choice between airline food or hospital food. Both will get the job done, but none of them are anything to get real excited about. The Browns are at home to play the Vikings in Week 8.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler works in relief    Sun Oct 22, 04:53 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler completed 10 of his 19 pass attempts for 121 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in relief of QB DeShone Kizer in Week 7 against the Tennessee Titans.

Footballguys view: Kessler was a little safer with the ball than DeShone Kizer after Kizer had two picks, but he is still a bottom-end backup at best. This offense isn't going to outproduce or even live up to modest expectations agaisnt Minnesota next week, especially if Joe Thomas is out.

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  Browns | DeShone Kizer benched again    Sun Oct 22, 02:47 PM

Cleveland Browns QB DeShone Kizer was benched in the third quarter of the team's Week 7 game and has been replaced by QB Cody Kessler.

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  Browns | Kevin Hogan inactive for Week 7    Sun Oct 22, 11:08 AM

Cleveland Browns QB Kevin Hogan (ribs) will be inactive for Week 7's game against the Tennessee Titans because of bruised ribs, even though he was a full participant in two practice sessions during the week. Cody Kessler will serve as the backup quarterback to DeShone Kizer.

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  Browns | Kevin Hogan had X-rays on ribs    Thu Oct 19, 01:10 AM

Cleveland Browns QB Kevin Hogan (ribs) had his injured ribs X-rayed following the team's Week 6 loss to the Houston Texans. The results were negative, but Hogan's health could be factoring into QB Cody Kessler serving as the backup this week.

Footballguys view: The Browns needed to go back to to DeShone Kizer and find out if they need to draft a quarterback or not, as they will certainly be in position to draft one come next April. Kizer hasn't looked great but they won't know what his future is if they don't try.

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  Browns | Kevin Hogan drops to bottom of depth chart    Wed Oct 18, 08:14 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Kevin Hogan is now the third quarterback on the team's depth chart with QB Cody Kessler taking over as the No. 2 quarterback.

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  Browns | Cleveland's Week 7 QB undecided    Mon Oct 16, 02:47 PM

Cleveland Browns QBs Kevin Hogan, DeShone Kizer and Cody Kessler will know who will start next week by Wednesday, Oct. 18, according to head coach Hue Jackson.

Footballguys view: Kizer was benched in Week 6 for Hogan...and Hogan looked bad against the Texans on Sunday. This is a situation most all fantasy owners were already avoiding.

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  Browns | Week 6 Browns inactives    Sun Oct 15, 11:33 AM

The Cleveland Browns have declared QB Cody Kessler, LB James Burgess, WR Kenny Britt, C Marcus Martin, CB Reggie Porter, DL T.Y. McGill, OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 6.

Footballguys view: Ricardo Louis will be the likely #1 wide receiver target for new starting quarterback Kevin Hogan with Britt out.

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  Browns | Week 5 inactives for Cleveland    Sun Oct 8, 11:30 AM

The Cleveland Browns have declared OT Zach Banner, DT Caleb Brantley, WR Kenny Britt, LB Jamie Collins, QB Cody Kessler, C Marcus Martin, DL T.Y. McGill inactive for Week 5.

Footballguys view: Ricardo Louis and Rashard Higgins will start at wide receiver for the Browns. Collins will miss his third week with a concussion, the ultimate length of his absence is unknown.

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  Browns | Week 4 Browns inactives    Sun Oct 1, 11:32 AM

The Cleveland Browns have declared QB Cody Kessler, DL Danny Shelton, LB Jamie Collins, C Marcus Martin, DE Myles Garrett, WR Sammie Coates, OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 4.

Footballguys view: Garrett should be ready to face the Jets next week. Collins has missed two weeks with a concussion, so this has turned into a week-to-week injury situation.

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  Browns | Week 3 inactives for Cleveland    Sun Sep 24, 11:41 AM

The Cleveland Browns have declared OT Zach Banner, WR Sammie Coates, LB Jamie Collins, DE Myles Garrett, QB Cody Kessler, C Marcus Martin, DT T.Y. McGill inactive for Week 3.

Footballguys view: The Browns are without their two best defenders with Collins and Garrett on the sidelines. Kasen Williams is up over Sammie Coates after being a healthy scratch last week.

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  Browns | Week 2 Inactives    Sun Sep 17, 11:39 AM

The Cleveland Browns have declared QB Cody Kessler, WR Kasen Williams, C Marcus Martin, DE Myles Garrett, WR Reggie Davis, DL T.Y. McGill, OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 2.

Footballguys view: Williams barely was out of bounds on a deep ball from DeShone Kizer last week, but that wasn't enough to get him active this week. Recently recalled from the practice squad, Rashard Higgins is up in place of him.

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  Browns | Week 1 inactives for Cleveland    Sun Sep 10, 11:37 AM

The Cleveland Browns have declared DT Caleb Brantley, QB Cody Kessler, C Marcus Martin, DE Myles Garrett, WR Reggie Davis, DL T.Y. McGill, OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 1.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler starting preseason finale    Thu Aug 31, 06:13 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler will start the club's preseason finale Thursday, August 31, against the Chicago Bears, with QB Kevin Hogan replacing him. QBs DeShone Kizer and Brock Osweiler will be rested during the game.

Footballguys view: Maybe they don't want Kaiser to get hurt maybe they don't want Osweiler hurt either in case someone wants to trade for him or at least so they don't have to pay him for medical injury. Whoever ends up being the quarterback in Cleveland, is unlikely to have much in the way of value so we would avoid this situation.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler demoted to No. 4?    Mon Aug 28, 02:52 AM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler may be demoted to fourth string behind QB Kevin Hogan. Sources indicate coach Hue Jackson was happy with Hogan's effort during a fourth-quarter comeback.

Footballguys view: Kessler was sort of the 'incumbent' entering this camp and this quarterback competition. Rookie DeShone Kizer is going to start, and now Kessler is looking like he may not be the primary backup - or the third-string guy - behind Kizer and Brock Osweiler. If released, we could see some teams interested in Kessler as a backup.

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  Browns | Backup QB job up for grabs in Cleveland    Sun Aug 27, 09:29 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Brock Osweiler, QB Cody Kessler and QB Kevin Hogan are all still in the mix for the backup quarterback job behind QB DeShone Kizer, head coach Hue Jackson said Sunday, Aug. 27.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler efficient in preseason win    Mon Aug 21, 11:35 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler was a perfect 7-for-7 on his pass attempts for 60 yards in the team's second preseason contest Monday, August 21, against the New York Giants. He also rushed two times for six yards.

Footballguys view: Kessler is trying to win the starting job over Brock Osweiler and rookie DeShone Kizer. This performance will aid him in that quest. The team knows what they have in Kessler, and that's an efficient quarterback who will try to move the chains with mostly shorter passes.

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  Browns | Brock Osweiler could start preseason opener    Sat Aug 5, 07:33 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Brock Osweiler has seen little, if any, time with the first-team in training camp, but ESPN Cleveland's Tony Grossi reports Osweiler could be the new starter in the practice week and in the preseason opener Thursday night against the New Orleans Saints after taking over for an ineffective Cody Kessler during practice Friday, Aug. 4.

Footballguys view: Regardless of who is under center, we are super-hesitant to invest in the Browns quarterback situation. Let's be honest though, a start for Osweiler is a chance to see what he's like under fire in the offense and perhaps show him off as a potential piece of trade bait to a team with quarterback issues.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler will take first snap at camp    Wed Jul 26, 12:14 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler will compete with rookie DeShone Kizer, Brock Osweiler and Kevin Hogan for the starting job in camp. While head coach Hue Jackson did not give a timetable to name a starter, he acknowledged Kessler 'deserves the chance to walk out there first.'

Footballguys view: DeShone Kizer may be the future of the team at the quarterback position but they can't just hand him the job. Kessler is an average starting option but he's going to be accurate on underneath/short routes. Kizer has the big arm and athleticism but he needs to make quicker and better decisions as a passer if he wants to have success as a starter.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler could be placeholder    Wed Jul 12, 10:53 AM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler could begin the season as the starter, but he doesn't fit the mold head coach Hue Jackson likes as a starting quarterback, according to beat writer Mary Kat Cabot. Jackson likes a tall, mobile quarterback with a big arm and quick decision-making skills. Kessler falls below Jackson's 6-foot-2 threshold and doesn't have the deep-ball skills Jackson covets.

Footballguys view: That's pretty much what Kessler is -- a bridge quarterback to the next guy. That guy could be rookie DeShone Kizer, their second-round pick out of Notre Dame this year. While Kessler is safe with the football on underneath routes, Kizer has the big arm and aggressive mindset as a passer. We could see a scenario where Kessler begins the season as the starter but Kizer takes over at some point.

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  Browns | Cleveland QB battle a two-man race?    Tue Jul 11, 02:46 PM

Cleveland Browns QBs Cody Kessler and DeShone Kizer are in an apparent two-man race for the starting quarterback position, according to Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer. Kessler and Kizer split first-team repetitions throughout minicamp, with QB Brock Osweiler working with the second team. Furthermore, Cabot expects head coach Hue Jackson to name a starter shortly after the preseason begins.

Footballguys view: No surprise here. Kessler could handle the starting job for the Browns, but he's not an exciting option or a playmaker at the position. Instead, he's more of a game manager who can work the field on short/underneath routes. Kizer could be the quarterback of the future if he develops further as a passer. The rookie from Notre Dame is big, strong and athletic. However, he does 'bird dog' his throws and stares down his targets. Plus, he struggles to make quick decisions when forced off his first read. We'll see if he's improved during training camp and the preseason.

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  Browns | DeShone Kizer closing the gap    Tue Jun 20, 11:41 AM

Cleveland Browns QB DeShone Kizer has narrowed the gap between him and QB Cody Kessler for the starting job. Kizer essentially split the first-team repetitions with Kessler during minicamp. The two are expected to battle for the starting job in training camp.

Footballguys view: The rookie from Notre Dame is picking things up quickly. The Browns don't do everything right, but we love how they've emphasized building from the offensive line out. That O-Line is going to make things better for the quarterback -- no matter who the starter is. Kizer is seen as the QB of the future, and he should get on the field as the starter even if he begins the 2017 season as a backup behind Kessler.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler to be first in drills    Mon Jun 12, 06:22 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler likely will continue to be the leading quarterback during drills at the upcoming minicamp even though head coach Hue Jackson said he considered changing the quarterback rotation. Kessler has been followed by QBs Brock Osweiler, DeShone Kizer and Kevin Hogan during offseason workouts.

Footballguys view: Kessler has the experience from last year, but he'll have to be a bit more daring this year to win the starting job. Osweiler may be the main competition for the job (if he makes the team), while Kizer is seen as a potential QB of the future.

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