Browns links: Waiting on naming QB

A look at what's happening on the Cleveland Browns' beat:

  • Coach Rob Chudzinski isn't ready to name Brian Hoyer his starting quarterback Sunday despite his performance in Sunday's come-from-behind win in Minnesota. "I'm going to wait to make any determination on that until I have all of the information,'' Chudzinski said, via The Plain Dealer. Brandon Weeden might be available to play after sitting out Sunday with a right thumb injury.

  • Nose tackle Phil Taylor took exception to Adrian Peterson's tweet about the running back's daughter not being able to believe the Vikings lost to the Browns. "We showed what type of defense we’re about," Taylor told The Akron Beacon Journal. "But obviously we still don’t get the respect that we deserve, so we have to keep going out there and doing what we’ve got to do. He can say what he wants, but he wasn’t a factor in the game."

  • Owner Jimmy Haslam didn't have to be sold on the Trent Richardson trade, CEO Joe Banner told ESPN Radio in Cleveland. "I say that from the perspective not that he was anything other than asking questions to make sure we were being thorough, asking questions to contribute to the thoughtfulness of the dialogue," Banner said. "He wasn’t advocating a position. He really trusts us to look at that and make the assessment."

  • Sunday's win in Minnesota was just the third September road victory for the Browns in the last 10 years, according to the Canton Repository.