Inside the Helmet: Brandon Weeden’s NFL Nightmare

Weeden has nowhere to go but up (Mark Duncan/Associated Press)

Brandon Weeden is the most powerful man in Cleveland.  Few quarterbacks can spur an entire town to openly weep in a three hour span.  Weeden triggered the event with an apocalyptic week one performance that made Tim Couch cringe: 12 completions in 35 attempts, 118 yards, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles and a 5.1 quarterback rating.  It was the worst opening start for an NFL rookie since 1960.

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