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Cowboys camp report: Day 7

OXNARD, Calif. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Dallas Cowboys training camp: With Tony Romo sitting out of the afternoon workout Brandon Weeden took the first-team full-pad reps for the first time in camp. He completed 13 of 18 passes in team and seven-on-seven drills. Show More Summary

Weeden not discouraged by Browns stint

OXNARD, Calif. -- Brandon Weeden will always be seen as a Cleveland Browns bust by the fans who bring bones to games. There's nothing Weeden can do about that. It's a fact that he was a first-round pick who was cut by Cleveland before...Show More Summary

Dallas Cowboys' projected roster

IRVING, Texas -- Examining the Dallas Cowboys' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Tony Romo Brandon Weeden The Kyle Orton watch is over now that the Cowboys released the veteran backup. The timing of it is a surprise and Jason Garrett spoke optimistically all offseason about Orton’s return. Show More Summary

Strong offseason fueling Brandon Weeden

IRVING, Texas – Brandon Weeden's bid to be the Dallas Cowboys’ No. 2 quarterback in 2014 got a lot easier when the club decided to release Kyle Orton. Barring something unforeseen, Weeden, who signed a two-year deal in the offseason, will be Tony Romo’s backup. Show More Summary

Cowboys release backup QB Kyle Orton

The Cowboys released quarterback Kyle Orton on Wednesday, meaning Brandon Weeden is the new backup in Dallas.

Cowboys finally release Kyle Orton

The Cowboys apparently saw enough of Brandon Weeden to make them willing to eat the money. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Cowboys have informed veteran quarterback Kyle Orton he will be released. The Cowboys held out hope the veteran backup would return, and that he might retire (at which point he’d…

Brandon Weeden: I’m going about things the same way whether Orton returns or not

One of the running storylines in Dallas this offseason has been the absence of quarterback Kyle Orton from team activities. Whenever the issue is discussed, the need for Orton is usually framed as insurance for Tony Romo coming off of back surgery and the fact that Brandon Weeden would be next in line to take…

Hanie benefited from Orton's absence, too

IRVING, Texas – Most of the time when Kyle Orton’s absence was discussed in the offseason, Brandon Weeden was mentioned as the biggest beneficiary. While true, Caleb Hanie also benefited. With Orton staying away, the Dallas Cowboys had to sign Hanie, a Forney, Texas, native. Show More Summary

Brandon Weeden earns plaudits for offseason performance

In the eyes of Cowboys tight end Jason Witten, new quarterback Brandon Weeden has played well this offseason.

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Is Brandon Weeden Enough Tony Romo Insurance?

Dallas Cowboys rumors about the quarterback situation are causing all kinds of crazy conversations. With Tony Romo still recovering from a devastating back injury he suffered last season and Kyle Orton likely retiring, Brandon Weeden is left to pick up the pieces in training camp. Weeden has been taking all the first team reps through

Report: On first day of Cowboys minicamp, QB Kyle Orton a no-show

Without Kyle Orton or Tony Romo, who's rehabbing after back surgery, the Cowboys No. 1 quarterback is Brandon Weeden.

Brandon Weeden glad to get starter reps this week

Things are a little bit different from Brandon Weeden this time. Even though he’ll be taking first team reps in Cowboys minimcap this week, he knows it’s because starter Tony Romo is still recovering from back surgery and Kyle Orton may or may not ever show up. And he’s OK with that. “It’s definitely a…

Jason Garrett hopes to speak to Kyle Orton soon

Dez Bryant thinks Brandon Weeden is doing a great job at quarterback for the Cowboys this spring, but the team would still like to get Kyle Orton back into the fold to give them options in the event Tony Romo goes down at some point in the 2014 season. While Orton has reportedly told the…

Brandon Weeden trying to revive career taking first-team reps with Cowboys

With Tony Romo on the mend and Kyle Orton on the fence about playing football, the Dallas Cowboys have been relying on the firm of Weeden, Hanie and Vaughn at quarterback during offseason workouts. That's Brandon Weeden, Caleb Hanie and Dustin Vaughn for the record. Quite the motley crew, but hardly a cast of nobodies. Show More Summary

Dez Bryant calls Brandon Weeden “outstanding” and “great”

Dez Bryant and Brandon Weeden have known each other since they both started playing at Oklahoma State in 2007, and Bryant has always looked up to Weeden. Even now, with Weeden as a backup in Dallas after two disappointing seasons in Cleveland, Bryant says Weeden is a whole lot better than most people think. “He’s…

Brandon Weeden says he’s learning from “very smart” Tony Romo

Cowboys backup quarterback Brandon Weeden says Tony Romo isn’t only the guy ahead of him on the depth chart. Romo is also becoming Weeden’s tutor. “I’m just trying to get a feel for what he thinks, why he does certain things,” Weeden told Todd Archer of “He’s an extremely successful quarterback and a very…

Weeden picking Tony Romo's brain

IRVING, Texas -- Since joining the Dallas Cowboys as a free agent, Brandon Weeden is sure he has started to annoy Tony Romo -- in a good way -- with all the questions he is asking. "But I'm just trying to get a feel for what he thinks, why he does certain things," Weeden said. Show More Summary

Johnny Manziel Just the Latest Cleveland QB Hope

What in the name of Otto Graham has been going on with Cleveland quarterbacks? The ghosts of Tim Couch, Brady Quinn, and Brandon Weeden haunt Johnny Manziel. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner found an NFL suitor. Can he become a bona fide...Show More Summary

Browns Fans Love "Cocky Asshole" Johnny Manziel

3 months agoSports : Deadspin

With their second pick in the first round of the 2007 draft, the Browns took Brady Quinn at No. 22. With their second pick in the first round of the 2012 draft, the Browns took Brandon Weeden at No. 22. With their second pick in the first round last night, selecting at No. 22, the Browns took...well, you know. Read more...

Johnny Manziel drops back to the Cleveland Browns in the 2014 NFL Draft

For the third time since 2007, the Browns have used the 22nd pick in the draft on a quarterback. Now it's time for the electric Heisman Trophy winner to prove he's not another Brandon Weeden or Brady Quinn. In the plainest way to say it, Johnny Manziel fell in the 2014 NFL Draft. Show More Summary

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