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Brandon Weeden named starter

Updated: August 7, 2012, 10:59 AM ET
Associated Press

BEREA, Ohio -- Brandon Weeden won the Browns' starting quarterback job without playing a game.

Cleveland coach Pat Shurmur announced what had been an open secret after practice on Monday: Weeden, the No. 22 overall pick, will start Friday night in Detroit.

"Brandon is the starter and we're moving forward," Shurmur said. "We're rolling and I'm not looking back."

Weeden has taken snaps with Cleveland's first-team offense throughout training camp. He was pleased by the decision.

"I ...

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