NFL: Browns will name their QB Tuesday
That's when Browns coach Mike Pettine aims to announce his starter for Cleveland's Sept. 7 opener at Pittsburgh. His choice could be influenced by how the quarterbacks play in Monday night's nationally televised exhibition at Washington.
"Something unforeseen could come up, but we're hopeful because I do want to see if I can cut the quarterback questions down by about 90 percent after next week," said Pettine, a first-year coach.
Gruden on Gruden
"Jon is Jon. He's going to be positive if he can, but if I do something that's out-of-line ignorant, I'm sure he'll call me on it," Jay Gruden said.
Young brother Jay's Washington Redskins will host the Cleveland Browns on older brother Jon's Monday Night Football. On Saturday, Jon will interview Jay as part of the pregame broadcast routine.
Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was suspended for the season opener against Tennessee for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. Bowe remains eligible to participate in all preseason practices and games.
Bears tight end Zach Miller was placed on season-ending injured reserve because of a foot injury.
The Jaguars are shuffling their offensive line. Right tackle Austin Pasztor broke his hand and will be out at least a month.