BEREA, Ohio — Browns wide receiver Kenny Britt has already played with 10 starting quarterbacks in his nine-year career, so when he predicts big things for rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer, it carries a lot of weight.
“He’s growing each day, each day,” Britt said Sunday before day four of Browns training camp. “From OTAs, I could tell he was a different person. I actually asked him yesterday has the offense slowed down for him. He said, ‘Yes,’ and I could tell that he’s looking at certain things. He’s seeing the defense before the snap count, and once he lines up, he knows there’s certain things he has to do, and he’s going to be one of the great ones.”
One of the great ones? Already? He can see that after only a few training camp practices?
“Yeah, if he keeps going, focuses on the track that he’s on, to tell you the truth, he could be one of the great ones,” Britt said. “He’s learning fast and he’s got a strong arm.”
Britt, who played six games with 2016 No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff last season in Los Angeles, didn’t compare him directly to the Cal product.
“They’re both taking it one step at a time, to tell you the truth,” said Britt. “They’re both young players, and they’re both growing at the same rate.”
Britt isn’t the only veteran player who’s noticed the lights coming on for Kizer, the No. 52 overall pick. Quarterback Brock Osweiler praised him this week as well.
“I think DeShone is a tremendous quarterback,” said Osweiler. “I really do. Where I first saw him in the spring to where he is today, he just keeps getting better and better. I could tell he had a tremendous summer training and…
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