Browns HC Hue Jackson announced Monday that Josh McCown will start Week 12’s game against the Giants with Cody Kessler currently in the concussion protocol.
Rookie Kevin Hogan will likely end up being the team’s backup quarterback this week.
McCown, 37, signed a three-year, $14 million contract that includes $6.25 million guaranteed with the Browns back in March of last year. He stands to make base salaries of $4.375 million (2016) and $3.625 million (2017) over the duration of the agreement.
In 2016, McCown has thrown for 778 yards while completing 53.3 percent of his passes to go along with five touchdowns and six interceptions over the course of four games.