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, but that doesn’t make them a pass-first offense.That’s the word from Seattle offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, who says he still believes in establishing the run.“We make no apologies for how we play,’’ Schottenheimer said, via Bob Condotta of the . “We want to run the football. We want to be physical. We want to take our shots.’’Although research has shown that there’s no relationship between establishing the run and success with play-action passes Qadree Ollison Jersey
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, they’re far more likely to get there on Wilson’s arm than on the strength of their running game. Quarterback David Blough saw time for the Browns in Thursday night’s preseason game against the Lions and his stat line wasn’t terribly impressive.Blough completed 11-of-17 passes for 115 yards and threw a pair of interceptions against the backup defenders that Detroit was playing in the final exhibition outing of the year. The Lions saw something they liked in Blough, though, because the Browns announced that they’ve traded Blough to Detroit.Adam Schefter of ESPN reports the two teams will swap 2022 seventh-round picks, which could conceivably lead to the Browns dropping down the draft order.Blough played 44 games at Purdue and threw for 9 Will Grier Jersey
,734 yards while completing 61 percent of his passes.Tom Savage started Thursday night’s game for the Lions with Josh Johnson and the recently signed Luis Perez also seeing time while Matthew Stafford stayed on the bench.