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DeShone Kizer
Rating Yards TD
55.6 404 1
Team: Cleveland BrownsHt/Wt: 6-4/233 NFFC ADP: 241.75
Position: QBBorn: 1/3/1996 Birthplace: Toledo, OH
College: Notre DameDraft: 2nd Round 20th pick by Browns (2017)


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Sep. 17, 2017 10:57 AM PT11:57 AM MT12:57 PM CT1:57 PM ET17:57 GMT1:57 10:57 AM MST12:57 PM EST12:57 PM CT21:57 UAE13:57 ETNaN:� - Kizer left Sunday's game against Baltimore with a migraine in the second quarter.
Analysis: Coming off a solid debut against Pittsburgh last week, Kizer was 6 for 11 for 81 yards and interception. He also lost a fumble when sacked. He was replaced by Kevin Hogan, who promptly moved the Browns 83 yards in five plays for a touchdown, on a pace to David Njoku.
Sep. 17, 2017 1:22 PM PT2:22 PM MT3:22 PM CT4:22 PM ET20:22 GMT4:22 1:22 PM MST3:22 PM EST3:22 PM CT0:22 UAE (+1)16:22 ETNaN:� - DeShone Kizer was 15 of 31 for 182 yards and didn't throw a touchdown pass Sunday in the Cleveland Browns' 24-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. He threw three interceptions, fumbled once and was sacked two times. Kizer added 26 rushing yards on five carries.
Analysis: Kizer, who left with a migraine headache in the second quarter after four ineffective series: a three-and-out, a lost fumble, an interception and a punt. The former Notre Dame star was replaced by second-year pro Kevin Hogan, but returned in the third quarter with Baltimore up 21-10. On his second series back, Kizer moved the Browns to the Baltimore 7 before being picked off in the end zone by Lardarius Webb.
Sep. 10, 2017 1:28 PM PT2:28 PM MT3:28 PM CT4:28 PM ET20:28 GMT4:28 1:28 PM MST3:28 PM EST3:28 PM CT0:28 UAE (+1)16:28 ETNaN:� - Kizer finished 20 of 30 for 222 yards with a TD and an interception in his NFL debut, the Browns' 21-18 loss to the Steelers.
Analysis: Kizer was guilty of holding onto the ball too long and put himself at risk with a few runs, ultimately taking seven sacks and throwing a few more balls that could have been picked.
Aug. 27, 2017 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST11:38 AM CT20:38 UAE12:38 ETNaN:� - Kizer has yet to be named the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns' regular-season opener on Sept. 10. But he may have taken a step closer in a 13-9 preseason victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday night.
Analysis: The rookie quarterback didn't throw any touchdown passes in his first start and completed only 6 of 18 passes for 93 yards and an interception.
Aug. 23, 2017 5:25 AM PT6:25 AM MT7:25 AM CT8:25 AM ET12:25 GMT20:25 5:25 AM MST7:25 AM EST7:25 AM CT16:25 UAE8:25 ETNaN:� - The Browns seem to be giving their starting quarterback job to Kizer after previously leaning toward veteran Brock Osweiler.
Analysis: Kizer will start the team's third preseason game, Saturday against Tampa Bay, and coach Hue Jackson said the rookie "is certainly positioning himself well to earn the starting job heading into the regular season." It's the Notre Dame product's job to lose at this point, so grab him for your two-quarterback leagues.
Aug. 22, 2017 6:49 AM PT7:49 AM MT8:49 AM CT9:49 AM ET13:49 GMT21:49 6:49 AM MST8:49 AM EST8:49 AM CT17:49 UAE9:49 ETNaN:� - Kizer finished 8 of 13 for 74 yards and scored on a 1-yard sneak in the Browns' 10-6 win over the Giants on Monday.
Analysis: Kizer came into the game seemingly behind Brock Osweiler in the Browns' QB competition, but given Osweiler's underwhelming performance, this could be a race to the finish.
Aug. 18, 2017 4:22 PM PT5:22 PM MT6:22 PM CT7:22 PM ET23:22 GMT7:22 4:22 PM MST6:22 PM EST6:22 PM CT3:22 UAE (+1)19:22 ETNaN:� - Brock Osweiler will make his second straight preseason start at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns when they face the Giants on Monday night at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, but head coach Hue Jackson's main mission is getting an extended look at Kizer.
Analysis: "It doesn't mean anything for the regular season," Jackson said. "This is this game. (Osweiler) will walk out first. (His playing time) could decrease. I want to see these young guys play quite a bit. That's why I'm putting (Kizer) out there second."
Aug. 11, 2017 10:43 AM PT11:43 AM MT12:43 PM CT1:43 PM ET17:43 GMT1:43 10:43 AM MST12:43 PM EST12:43 PM CT21:43 UAE13:43 ETNaN:� - Kizer threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Payton on fourth-and-2 with 1:52 to play Friday night to lead the Cleveland Browns past the visiting New Orleans Saints 20-14 in the preseason opener for both teams.
Analysis: Kizer completed 11 of 18 passes for 184 yards and a touchdown, while Brock Osweiler and Cody Kessler certainly didn't do much. Keep an eye on this situation.
June 14, 2017 9:19 AM PT10:19 AM MT11:19 AM CT12:19 PM ET16:19 GMT0:19 9:19 AM MST11:19 AM EST11:19 AM CT20:19 UAE12:19 ETNaN:� - Browns rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer has signed his four-year contract. The deal is projected to be worth nearly $5 million and include a $1.7 million signing bonus.
Analysis: The second-round draft pick from Notre Dame has shown progress during the team's mandatory minicamp and Kizer took snaps on Tuesday with Cleveland's starting offense. Kizer is battling veterans Cody Kessler and Brock Osweiler for the starting job. Kizer has been pleased with his development so far, but reiterated Wednesday that he has a lot to learn.

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Career Passing Stats
Year Team G Att Cmp Comp % Yds Yd/A TDs Int Sacked Yds Rating
2017 Cle 2 61 35 57.4 404 6.6 1 4 9 47 55.6
Totals 2 61 35 57.4 404 6.6 1 4 9 47 55.6

Career Rushing/Receiving Stats
Year Team G Rush Yds Yd/Rush TDs Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2017 Cle 2 10 43 4.3 1 0 0 - 0
Totals 2 10 43 4.3 1 0 0 - 0



Incomplete Pass Information

Pass Attempted Completions Total Incomplete
61 35 26

Type Number Pct of Incomp Pct of Overall Attempts
Pass Dropped 2 7.7 3.3
Poor Throw 10 38.5 16.4
Pass Defensed 9 34.6 14.8
Pass Hit at Line 0 0.0 0.0
Other 5 19.2 8.2
Intercepted 4 15.4 6.6
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