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Need to Know: Browns 'closer to making decisions' at QB, but won't force issue

Day 5 of training camp is in the books. Here's what you need to know.

— Browns coach Hue Jackson says he's in no rush to name a starter at quarterback, but Friday's Orange and Brown Scrimmage should help offer some more clarity.

Asked about a rotation among Cody Kessler, Brock Osweiler, DeShone Kizer and Kevin Hogan, Jackson said he won't consider any changes until the team goes head-to-head under the lights at FirstEnergy Stadium.

"Guys have done some good things. Obviously, we're closer to making decisions than we aren't, as you keep going every day," Jackson said following Monday's practice.

"I have seen some good things from our guys. I have seen some things we have to keep improving at. Once we can get a whole (offense) out there playing, I will feel much better. I think we are making progress. It is Day 5 into this situation, and we are going to just keep working."

—  Caleb Brantley will miss a week or two with a broken finger. Brantley, the sixth-round pick and former Florida standout, had surgery to repair the damage. "We'll get him back out. Nothing major. Those things happen," Jackson said. "Your hand gets caught in something or something. Those things happen."

— So exactly why does Myles Garrett run 100-yard sprints after practice? The Browns defensive end and No. 1 overall draft pick shrugged it off, saying he's been doing it since high school. "I want to be more than prepared for the game – for the preseason, for the season," he said.

"I don't want to have to be taken out because I'm tired or need a breather. I want to play enough snaps so that if we go 13-, 14-, 15-play drives, I am still able to get off and play like it is play two or three." Garrett said he runs roughly eight sprints after each session and increases the number each week.

— After foot surgery last winter, John Greco is healthy and ready to play wherever the Browns need him. The veteran guard showed off his versatility last season, starting 12 games, including two at center, before suffering a foot injury against the Giants in November. "They know I can play anywhere," Greco said.

"Wherever they need me, I'm ready to help." After the additions of right guard Kevin Zeitler and center JC Tretter in free agency, Greco is competing for a roster spot in a room that includes interior linemen Spencer Drango, Austin Reiter, Marcus Martin, Gabe Ikard and more.

— Defensive lineman Danny Shelton, who described himself as "complacent' this past weekend despite a breakout season in 2016, continues to shine for the Browns in his third year.

"Danny is one of our better players. As I said before, I expect those things from Danny. He has had a good camp," Jackson said, adding the 2015 first-round draft pick lost body fat over the offseason. "He has to be able to play harder, longer," Jackson said. "I think that is what he is trying to do so that he can stay out there and be able to make more plays for our football team."

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