Ryan Mixes Up Browns QBs

    This photo provided by the Cleveland Browns shows Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, accompanied by new Cleveland Browns' football team owner Jimmy Haslam, center, visiting with Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas at the NFL team's practice facility in Berea, Ohio, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. Ryan and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice stopped after a campaign rally at Baldwin Wallace University (AP Photo/John Reid, Cleveland Browns)

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    It’s not his fault—when a fine-tuned football machine like Paul Ryan’s on the field he’s probably blowing past anything and everything in his way. So it’s no surprise that when the vice presidential candidate visited the Cleveland Browns Wednesday, he didn’t exactly know who the starting and backup quarterbacks were. Pointing at backup Colt McCoy, Ryan raved about the player’s time at Oklahoma State. Whoops. He meant to point at Brandon Weeden. “You always had your helmet on,” he told Weeden. We assume that’s some sort of threatening way to say, “Game on.”

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