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Kevin Hogan in at QB for Browns

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 26: Cleveland Browns quarterback Kevin Hogan (8) throws the game-winning touchdown pass to during an NFL preseason football game between the Cleveland Browns and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 26, 2017, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL. The Browns defeated the Bucs 13-9. (Photo by Roy K. Miller/Icon Sportswire)
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[UPDATE: DeShone Kizer has returned to action after dealing with a migraine.]

Kevin Hogan has taken over for DeShone Kizer at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns during their Week 2 game against the Baltimore Ravens because Kizer is dealing with a migraine headache.

Prior to exiting, Kizer was not having a great day.

The rookie had completed six of his 11 passes for 81 yards, but he threw an interception and lost a fumble after a strip sack.

The 21-year-old had a decent showing last week in the Browns’ season-opening loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, completing 20 of his 30 passes for 222 yards, a touchdown and a pick. He posted a passer rating of 85.7.

Cleveland selected Kizer, who played his college football at the University of Notre Dame, in the second round (52nd pick overall) of the NFL Draft back in April.

Kizer beat out the likes of Brock Osweiler (who is now with the Denver Broncos), Cody Kessler and Hogan for the Browns starting quarterback job.

Hogan is in his second NFL season.

The 24-year-old attended Stanford University and was originally selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round (162nd pick overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Hogan was then released by the Chiefs before last season and proceeded to sign with the Browns one day later.

The McLean, Va., native played in four games last year, completing 14 of his 26 pass attempts for 104 yards. He did not throw a touchdown but served up a pair of interceptions.

Cleveland is coming off of a 1-15 season. The Browns have not made the playoffs since the 2002 campaign, the second-longest active postseason drought in the NFL.



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