Josh McCown out in Week 3; Kessler expected to start

The revolving door under center keeps spinning -- viciously, mercilessly, endlessly -- in Cleveland.

Browns coach Hue Jackson announced Monday that Josh McCown will miss Sunday's game against the Dolphins with the ugly injury he suffered to his non-throwing shoulder in Week 2's 25-20 loss to the Ravens. Untested rookie Cody Kessler out of USC will take the reins against a rugged Miami defense.

The Browns will not place McCown on injured reserve as they expect him back this season, a source informed of their plans told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Jackson described McCown as week-to-week, noting that the injury -- a "deep sprain" -- was to the 37-year-old's shoulder/clavicle area.

McCown's body broke down just one week after Cleveland lost Robert Griffin III in the season opener. It's a trying situation for Jackson, who never expected to fly through two veteran passers in as many weeks to start the year.

Kessler was a mixed bag in the preseason, to be kind, and certainly has a lot to learn over a short period of time. Jackson talked about the team still exploring their options at the position, noting that rookie Kevin Hogan could be activated off the practice squad with passer-turned-receiver Terrelle Pryor as another option.

Jackson even joked about running the single wing, which isn't a terrible idea if the team keeps losing players at this pace. The Browns are building for tomorrow -- why not get wild today?

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