BEREA, Ohio -- Once Eric Mangini picks a starting quarterback, the new Cleveland Browns coach intends to stick with him.

Derek Anderson
Game/Starts: 31/27
Completion Pct.: 54.6
Passing Yards: 6,195
TD/INT: 43/35


Brady Quinn
Games/Starts: 4/3
Completion Pct.: 49.5
Passing Yards: 563
TD/INT: 2/2

Mangini said Sunday that he will not rotate his quarterbacks, that he has no timetable on picking between Derek Anderson and Brady Quinn and that he envisions both players staying on the Browns' roster once the regular season begins.

Mangini, who will spend the bulk of training camp evaluating Anderson and Quinn, shot down any thought of switching starters on a weekly basis. The coach also said that once he declares Anderson or Quinn as the No. 1 quarterback, he intends to stay with his choice.

"Once you make that decision and go with that decision, then at that point you're moving forward with that group," Mangini said.

There's a chance the Browns could be approached by other teams looking for a quarterback later this summer, but Mangini also sees both Anderson and Quinn staying with the team for the foreseeable future.

"In my mind, Brady and D.A. will both be here," Mangini said.

Anderson and Quinn are expected to split playing time and practice repetitions over the next few weeks. The Browns play their first preseason game Aug. 15 at Green Bay.

On Sunday, Anderson appeared to make better passes than Quinn during practice. Mangini said the twosome came into camp in a dead heat for the starting job.

Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press

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