Cleveland Ohio. The Cleveland Browns on Sunday have decided to go with two young quarterbacks on their 53 man roster. The Browns released 12 year veteran of the National Football League Rex Grossman.
Grossman signed a contract with the Browns on August 12, 2014 in an attempt to make the Browns football team as the third quarterback behind Brian Hoyer, 28, and rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel, 21. Grossman was not going to be the starting quarterback of the Browns in 2014. Grossman would have useful on the Browns football team to share his knowledge to Hoyer and Manziel on how to become better quarterbacks in the 2014 regular football season.
Time will tell if the Browns made a severe error releasing a veteran quarterback like Grossman who would served as an extra coach on the sideline guiding Manziel and Hoyer who are the quarterbacks of the Browns this football season.
Hoyer will be the starting quarterback of the Browns this football season since he has six years playing in the National Football League. Manziel is in his first year in the league. The Browns are likely to sign another quarterback to be on their practice team in case Manziel or Hoyer get injured during the 2014 regular football season.
It remains to be seen if Grossman will try out for another football team in the National Football League or his release by the Browns signals the end of his career in the National Football League which including leading the 2006 Chicago Bears to an appearance in Super Bowl XLI. The Bears lost Super Bowl XLI to the Indianapolis Colts 29-17.
News sources: Bleacher Report and NBC Sports