Redskins, Browns Have Quarterbacks With Something to Prove

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All eyes will be on the quarterbacks as Robert Griffin III tries to win back the hearts of Washington fans and Josh McCown tries to hold off Johnny Manziel for Cleveland's starting job.

RGIII has been saying all the right things during training camp and exuding the confidence that helped him take the NFL by storm as a rookie. Despite being benched the past two seasons, Griffin begins the season as the Redskins' No. 1 QB and can solidify his status with a solid preseason. He'll likely play a quarter before turning the offense over to Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy.

The 36-year-old McCown has had an impressive camp, displaying the leadership Cleveland desperately needs while serving as a mentor for Manziel. The Browns only see McCown as a temporary fix. They are anxious to see if Manziel can continue his development following a forgettable rookie season.

Manziel was bothered by a sore elbow earlier this week, but is expected to play. Cleveland's offense has been hit with injuries. Wide receivers Dwayne Bowe, Terrelle Pryor and rookie running back Duke Johnson are all out.

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