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Hue Jackson: Browns 'feel good' about quartet of quarterbacks opening OTAs

Second-year QB Cody Kessler will begin OTAs atop the Browns' depth chart. Ken Blaze/USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Browns will continue trying to improve the team at all positions but one: quarterback.

"I think we have four bodies here," coach Hue Jackson said at the team's charity golf tournament on Monday. "We drafted a guy we feel good about. I think that's probably everywhere else [the Browns will look to add players]."

Those four are Cody Kessler, Brock Osweiler, rookie DeShone Kizer and Kevin Hogan. The one veteran who could be appealing to the Browns but never seems to be: Colin Kaepernick.

The Browns have consistently not shown interest in him.

"I'm not shutting the door on Colin; I don't want anybody to think that or we're anti-Colin or anything like that. That's not the case. I just think right now we have four guys vying for an opportunity to be our quarterback here that we feel good about," Jackson said.

Kessler will open OTAs on Tuesday as the starter. Jackson declined to name a backup or pecking order after Kessler.

"Cody's going to walk out there first, and he's got to keep that job," Jackson said. "He's got to do everything the right way in order to continue to lead the first team. The other guys will get opportunities as well. I think that's the way you have to do this if it's a competition."