Needless to say, Johnny Football’s debut as “Johnny Cleveland” didn’t go as well as expected. But was it the worst performance for a rookie QB?

Here is a look back at the worst rookie debut performances.  Enjoy…

5. Tim Couch

Tim Couch / (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Tim Couch / (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Stats: 12 for 24 (.500) for 124 yards with 1 TD and 0 INT and a QB rating of 80.9.
Unfortunately for Couch, he wasn’t given the opportunity to become successful having been thrown into the starting role in the 2nd game of the “new” Browns era.

4. Colt McCoy

Colt McCoy #12 of the Cleveland Browns (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Colt McCoy #12 of the Cleveland Browns (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Stats: 23 for 33 (.697) for 281 yards with 1 TD and 2 INTs and a QB rating of 80.5.
Another rookie QB thrown into action before he was ready, McCoy was forced into the starting role after injuries took out the 1st and 2nd string QBs.

3. Luke McCown

Luke McCown #12 of the Cleveland Browns (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Luke McCown #12 of the Cleveland Browns (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Stats: 20 for 34 (.588) for 277 yards with 2 TDs and 2 INTs and a QB rating of 80.1.
Once again, a mid-round rookie draft pick, thrown into a starting role after injuries to two QB (Jeff Garcia and Kelly Holcomb)

2. Brandon Weeden

Brandon Weeden #3 of the Cleveland Browns (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Brandon Weeden #3 of the Cleveland Browns (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Stats: 20 for 34 (.588) for 277 yards with 2 TDs and 2 INTs and a QB rating of 80.1.
Enough said.

1. Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns reacts after being sacked during the third quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 14, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns reacts after being sacked during the third quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 14, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Stats: 10 for 18 (.556) for 80 yards with 0 TD and 2 INTs and a QB rating of 27.3.
Yes, we know Weeden had a 5.1 QB rating, but the hype surrounding this 29-year-old rookie was no where near the level as Johnny Football. Plus he wasn’t ‘thrown’ into the starting position – he ‘earned’ it.

That’s our list… what did we miss?
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Maybe these QBs should watch a Cavs game to get some notes on how to complete a pass.

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