NFL: Browns Scoop Up Jake Delhomme

According to various sources, the Cleveland Browns have officially signed quarterback Jake Delhomme to a 2-year contract. The longtime Panther will presumably be given a chance to compete with Seneca Wallace for a starting job, while Brady Quinn will probably be on the move.

Mancini’s Take: Can Delhomme be considered an upgrade over Quinn? Not last year’s version that’s for certain. The Ragin’ Cajun was even worse than his 8:18 touchdown-to-interception ratio in 2009 might indicate. Things got so bad that Carolina lost faith in the veteran, but what was even more damning was that Delhomme lost confidence in himself. When he’s on, the free wheeling gunslinger has a decent arm and the ability to hit his receivers in stride, allowing them to make yards after the catch. However, while the 35-year-old can still get hot during games, he can’t sustain it. You almost expect him to throw an errant pass

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