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Browns QB McCoy Leads Late-Round Surprises

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Colt McCoy was the fourth quarterback drafted in April, 85th overall by the Browns. After struggling mightily in preseason games, he was the third quarterback on Cleveland's season-opening depth chart, behind Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace. He was the fifth rookie quarterback to play this season, too, following Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, Jimmy Clausen and undrafted Max Hall into game action.

Over the past month, however, McCoy has gotten his chance to start — because Delhomme and Wallace each had high ankle sprains — and is playing so well he might not...

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