Now, he's one injury away from becoming their starter.
Stewart will back up starter Kyle Boller until Anthony Wright is healthy enough to regain his job after shoulder surgery. "Having the opportunity to compete against Kordell over the years, I think we have a very good history with him as a competitor," Newsome said. "After scouting him all those years we know what his strengths and weaknesses are. The second thing is the history of quarterbacks getting injured in this league is incredible. "As of tomorrow, he is one injury away from starting the first game against Cleveland. That's just the nature of our business It's good that we can have a person that has a veteran presence that's been in that situation that we have a history with."
Aaron Wilson writes for the Carroll County Times.