Allen comfortable in offense as he prepares to start vs. Browns; Rypien ready to serve as backup

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Allen comfortable in offense as he prepares to start vs. Browns; Rypien ready to serve as backup

With Joe Flacco sidelined with a neck injury, backup quarterback Brandon Allen is prepared for his starting opportunity against the Browns on Sunday. Practice squad QB Brett Rypien is also ready to serve as Allen’s backup, if his number is called.