Brian Hoyer and the Cleveland Browns refused to let a stunning midweek trade and widespread assumptions they'd given up on this season keep them from a late rally on the road for their first win.
They didn't flinch after any of Hoyer's three interceptions, either, against a Minnesota team in urgent need of a victory. Why would Hoyer be bothered by a little pressure, anyway? He grew up as a Browns fan, after all.
Jordan Cameron caught three touchdown passes in Hoyer's second career start, including the go-ahead grab in the back of the end zone with 51 seconds left, and the Browns kept the Vikings winless with a 31-27 victory Sunday.
''We have a really resilient group,'' Hoyer said, ''and I think we showed that this week.''
Hoyer threw 54 passes, completing 30 for 321 yards. Josh Gordon's return from a two-game suspension opened up the field, and the Vikings had little success stopping him. Hoyer targeted him 19 times, and he caught 10 passes for 146 yards and a score. The Browns ...