November 28, 2014
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Eric Mangini says his Cleveland Browns quarterbacks are competing, not cheating.
The radio transmitter inside Derek Anderson's helmet wasn't working in a Sunday scrimmage, so he used hand signals to relay plays. Anderson joked after the scrimmage that Brady Quinn told the defense what all the signals meant.
Reporters at the scrimmage saw the two players laughing about it.
But that didn't head off several online reports suggesting Quinn was using underhanded tactics to win the starting job.
Mangini could only shake his head.
"Those guys are competitive and they're friends," Mangini said Wednesday. "The group is friendly and the game was competitive by nature. ... All I see them doing is supporting each other."
Anderson's team won, 17-14.