DENVER (AP) - Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden did not return after leaving the game with a right shoulder injury following a sack by Broncos linebacker Von Miller in the third quarter Sunday.
Weeden couldn't avoid the heavy rush and went down hard. After walking off the field, the rookie slammed his helmet on the bench. Weeden was examined by trainers on the sideline and then taken into the locker room.
He was replaced by Colt McCoy, who completed his first pass of the season in the fourth quarter. McCoy later threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Greg Little to cut the Broncos lead to 31-12.
Earlier in the game, cornerback Sheldon Brown left with a head injury after colliding with Broncos receiver Brandon Stokley. Brown was trying to cover Demaryius Thomas over the middle of the field when he bumped into Stokley, who drew an offensive pass interference penalty.
Broncos cornerback Tracy Porter left with a concussion in the first quarter. Porter was banged up when he hit Josh Gordon after the Browns receiver caught a pass for a short gain.
This was Porter's first game back since Oct. 7 and he lasted only three plays. He has missed nine straight games after experiencing symptoms similar to those he had last summer that preceded a seizure.
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