The Facts: HC Mike Pettine told reporters after Monday night's loss to the Ravens that McCown was forced out in the fourth quarter due to a collarbone injury.
Diehards Line: Pettine said McCown will remain the team’s starting quarterback for next Sunday’s game against the Bengals if he is healthy enough to play, but said the team will know more about his injury Tuesday. About 75 minutes after the Browns lost on a blocked field goal return, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com tweeted that McCown has a “possible” broken collarbone. Austin Davis replaced McCown Monday. Johnny Manziel had started the two previous games and was named the starter for the rest of the season during the Browns’ bye week, but he was demoted after he reportedly lied to Pettine about his latest appearance social media. ... Stay tuned.