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Thursday, August 15, 2013
Observation deck: Browns-Lions

By Jamison Hensley


In the Cleveland Browns' 24-6 preseason win over the Detroit Lions, Brandon Weeden added more separation in a quarterback battle that coach Rob Chudzinski recently described as "close."

Weeden made another strong case to be the Browns' starting quarterback by completing 8 of 12 passes for 117 yards and two touchdowns. He found tight end Jordan Cameron twice in the back of the end zone and hit wide receiver Josh Gordon for three completions of 15 yards or more.

In two preseason games, Weeden has led the Browns to scores on five (three touchdowns and two field goals) of six drives. Against the Lions, he impressed by putting the ball where only his receivers could get to it. Weeden lofted a pass over Lions defenders to connect with a leaping Cameron for the first touchdown and then laid in a perfect, 23-yard pass over Gordon's shoulder.

The Browns improved to 2-0 this preseason.

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