Browns Should Bench Brandon McDonald Every Week

Ryan Wilson

by Ryan Wilson

In the wake of the Browns' demoralizing loss to the Broncos nearly two weeks ago, cornerback Brandon McDonald, who played a big part in the outcome, looked to be headed to the bench.

Well, when Cleveland took the field on Monday night in Buffalo, Travis Daniels, acquired during training camp from the Dolphins, took the field while McDonald watched from the sidelines. It didn't last long -- one play, in fact -- before McDonald returned, and the embattled cornerback went on to have arguably the best game of his career.

He intercepted Trent Edwards in the first quarter (turns out, Edwards was in a very giving mood on Monday, but, hey, it still counts), and made several huge plays in the second half. The lesson: sometimes losing your job is a good thing (J.P. Losman surely disagrees):

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