Cleveland gets former Seattle backup QB Wallace; sends Anderson packing


The Browns QB situation has taken quite a turn over the last 24 hours, as the team acquired backup Seneca Wallace from the Seattle Seahawks for an undisclosed draft choice. Today the team quickly moved to shore up the QB situation even more, as they have officially released Derek Anderson:

The Cleveland Browns today terminated the contract of quarterback Derek Anderson, the team announced. Anderson joined Cleveland via waivers from Baltimore in 2005 and spent the last five seasons with the Browns. He appeared in 39 games with 34 starts during that time and completed 587 of 1,109 passes for 7,083 yards with 46 touchdowns and 45 interceptions.

β€œI want to thank Derek for everything that he gave to the Cleveland Browns organization over the last five years,” said Browns Head Coach Eric Mangini. β€œHe did everything we asked of him and it was a pleasure to coach such a competitive person. I want to wish him all the best in the future.”

This means looking at the Browns today, you have Brady Quinn, who reportedly is not a huge favorite of Mike Holmgren or Eric Mangini, as the teams starter, and Wallace as the backup. You can bet this isn’t the last move at the QB spot.


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