"We're going to give all our guys an opportunity to compete,'' Jackson said, via the The Plain Dealer. "That's what it's all about. It's not about who is the starter, who is this. Let's let these guys get here and learn our offense and spend time with myself and (quarterback coach David) Lee and go out on the field and let's see how it all turns out."
"Obviously, he has the measurable, a big, physical quarterback who can make all the throws that anybody needs to make in the National Football League,'' Jackson said. "He's intelligent. So he has the characteristics that we're looking for."
We have no doubt Kizer will play in 2017, even if he doesn't win the starting gig out of training camp.
The Browns are in rebuild mode for the long-haul, understanding no quarterback on their roster will be the panacea to their losing illness. In Kizer, Cleveland landed a quarterback with high upside, but there are many questions about his accuracy and play in crunch time. He's not a polished product.