After leaving Cleveland's locker room, Brian Hoyer stopped and signed autographs for some young, starry-eyed Browns fans. He posed for a picture with a stadium employee.
Hoyer soon found his wife, Lauren, who is due with the couple's second child in a few weeks.
As Cleveland's quarterback headed toward his waiting car, there wasn't much outward emotion, nothing to make this Sunday seem overly special. Just another day at the office.
It was anything but.
''I call Hoyer, man, the hometown hero,'' Browns defensive lineman Phil Taylor said. ''I'm going to start that campaign pretty soon here.''
Hoyer for Mayor may be next.
For the second straight week, Hoyer, the local kid who grew up dreaming of one day leading the Browns, made enough big plays to give Cleveland its second win in a row, 17-6 over the Cincinnati Bengals.
Hoyer added a new chapter to his storybook start in Cleveland. As a boy, he attended Browns games with his father and remembered crying at the team's final game ...