McCoy doesn't figure in the Browns' plans in part because he's scheduled to earn $2.3 million this season, according to the paper. The money is not guaranteed. Many believe McCoy lacks the arm strength to succeed in new coordinator Norv Turner's offense.
So the thinking goes that if the Browns can't trade McCoy, they'll release him.
In his three-year career in Cleveland, McCoy played in 24 games and accounted for 22 touchdowns against 26 turnovers (6 fumbles). He has a 74.8 career passer rating.
McCoy threw just 17 passes in 2012 as the rookie Weeden took over. Weeden, who is three years older than McCoy, threw for 3,385 yards and 14 touchdowns with 17 interceptions, posting a 72.6 passer rating.
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