Rookie quarterback Cody Kessler will be the Browns' starter this week and the foreseeable future. How long that is could be up to him.
Kessler, who returned to practice a few days ago after being sidelined since Oct. 23 with a concussion, will start Sunday as the winless Browns (0-8) host the Dallas Cowboys. Kessler has shown steady progress and Browns Coach Hue Jackson wants to find out if he can be Cleveland's long-term QB.
“That is why he is playing,” Jackson said Friday. “Because I need to know.”
Jackson is going back to Kessler after starting Josh McCown last week in...