It looks like no position is safe in Cleveland, where coach Romeo Crennel said he hasn’t determined whether he will replace starting quarterback Derek Anderson with backup Brady Quinn for the 0-3 Browns.
The Browns struggled in a 28-10 loss to the Ravens on Sunday, and the ramifications could soon follow. Crennel faced a number of questions about possible changes during his Monday press conference, including whether it was time for a change at quarterback.
Crennel was diplomatic in his responses, saying deficiencies throughout the offense are affecting Anderson’s performance, but didn’t deny the Browns will make sure Quinn is ready to play.
“I think we have to look at all positions,” said Crennel. “I think we’ll definitely try to get the other guy ready to go, and we’ll see how he progresses from there.”
Crennel said Quinn would get more reps in practice this week, and when asked if he could be the starter against Cincy on Sunday, said “That determination hasn’t been made yet.”
Crennel said he was hesitant to pull Anderson — who gets all of the reps in practice — against the Ravens, because he still gave the Browns the best chance to win. Anderson, who was 14-of-37 passing for 125 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions in the loss, has completed 45.8 percent of his passes this season with two touchdowns and five interceptions.