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  • 18 Jul
    BEREA, Ohio -- Rookie Cody Kessler uncoiled an ice wrap around his upper body as Charlie Whitehurst limped by with an elastic sleeve on his left knee.Two more Browns quarterbacks are black, blue and beaten up.A day after Kessler and Whitehurst were both injured in a 33-13 loss to the New England Patriots, Clevelands quarterback situation was as messy and unclear as it has been in many weeks.And around here, thats saying something.Kessler is recovering from a painful injury to his chest and ribs when he was drilled by linebacker Donta Hightower in the first quarter.But after X-rays on Kessler did not reveal any breaks, Browns coach Hue Jackson said Monday theres a chance that the third-round draft pick, who vaulted up the depth chart after Robert Griffin III (shoulder) and Josh McCown (collarbone) were injured in the first two weeks, will practice this week and play Sunday at Tennessee.Im sure its a pain tolerance issue, every day is going to change, said Jackson, who has endured a season full of hardship in his first season with Cleveland.It is today, it is tomorrow and practice is Wednesday. We will see where he is then.Whitehurst may not be as ready. After becoming the fifth quarterback to play in five games for the Browns this season, he hyperextended his knee in the final minutes and is listed day to day.For a change, though, its not all bad news for the Browns.McCown has been cleared to practice and could be in uniform against the Titans. The 37-year-old McCown wants to play after spending the past three weeks watching his teammates come up short.Anytime you find yourself in a situation like our team is where its gone this way and youre 0-5, I think its all hands on deck, and youve got to want to help, he said. You watch tape from yesterday and you watch the effort that guys put forth and theyre battling, and you just want to be a part of it.Jackson may finally have more than one option this week.Well have three guys standing out there (at practice), he quipped. So well be able to pick somebody out of the group.At the rate Clevelands QBs are falling, it may be hard to find a volunteer.McCown has been out since breaking his left collarbone in Week 2 against Baltimore. He showed incredible toughness by playing three quarters with the fracture, and less than a month later said its realistic hell face the Titans.Yeah, Im going to practice Wednesday, and thats the next step to this thing, he said. So well see how it plays out.But Im looking forward to that part of it. When youre kind of going through what were going through, just to be out there on the practice field and to get back moving around like that, its exciting for me. And then well see where it goes. But Im looking forward to helping any way I can and getting back out there with the guys.If Kessler and McCown are both ready, Jacksons decision gets more complicated.Does he go with Kessler, who has shown growth in three starts and could develop into the teams long-term answer at QB? Or does he return to McCown, the steady veteran and leader who has endeared himself to teammates and may give the Browns their best chance to win?Jackson must wait to see how both players practice before he decides.McCowns return to practice is a needed positive jolt for the young and winless Browns, who until Sundays blowout have been in every game.Its big, center John Greco said of the QBs return. I know Josh. Im sure he wanted to play that following week.But now that hes got some rest itll be good to have his leadership out there with us actually on the field. Hes out there as a vocal leader, but his physical presence is huge for this team and if hes out there its awesome for us.Game notes C Cam Erving will return to practice after missing four games with a bruised lung sustained in the opener. Ervings loss forced the Browns to move Greco to center. Im definitely excited to get back out there, Erving said.---AP NFL website: and Air Max 1 Just Do It Homme Blanche . 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