Former OSU quarterback Brandon Weeden says he still has a place in a 'very impatient' NFL

by Ed Godfrey Modified: January 17, 2014 at 4:31 pm •  Published: January 17, 2014

We caught up with Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden after the former Oklahoma State star landed a monster tarpon during a recent fishing trip north of Cancun.

You can read that story here and you can read more on it in Sunday's edition of The Oklahoman.

After talking about his trophy catch, Weeden was kind enough to talk a little football.

Here's a look at what he had to say.

Q: What was your reaction to the firing of Browns' head coach Rob Chudzinski?

A: I was shocked. I didn't see it coming to be honest with you. I don't think many guys in the locker room knew it was coming. There were rumors that he was going to be fired, but none of us believed it until it actually happened. It definitely caught me off guard.”

Who would you would like to see the Browns hire?

I honestly can't say I have a preference... This will be my third head coach and third offensive system in three years which is never fun.

How frustrating is that?

I understand it's part of the league and part of the business. As a player you get comfortable with something like certain plays and aspects you like offensively. Being comfortable playing the sport of football is a large part of it. Not being comfortable is challenging.

What does a new head coach mean for your future in Cleveland?

My mindset is I'm going back to Cleveland. I am still under contract for two years. It's a better question for them (Browns' front office.) The way this business is you can never get too comfortable in one place. It just depends on what their game plan is. I can't control it. The ball is kind of out of my court.

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by Ed Godfrey
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Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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