Published April 24, 2010
The Browns selected McCoy in the third round on Friday, nabbing him after he slid to the No. 85 overall pick. Although Cleveland fans may already be clamoring to see McCoy play, Holmgren cautions that it would be a mistake to put him on the field before he's ready.
Holmgren, who has coached Hall of Famers Joe Montana and Steve Young and Brett Favre, said teams run the risk of "scarring" a young quarterback by playing him too soon.