Found October 02, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
The Brandon Weeden era in Cleveland appears to be completely over, and quickly forgotten. After winning two straight games for the Browns, Brian Hoyer has his team on top of a weak division, and with the Bills up next, there’s no reason the Browns won’t push their winning streak to three games. Much was made of the Browns’ decision to deal Trent Richardson away to the Colts, a move I maintain was the best case scenario for the Browns. Richardson wasn’t giving the Browns the production we would expect from a top running back taken in the first round of the draft, and the fact the Browns were able to steal a first round pick for mid-round production says as much about Cleveland’s strategy moving forward as it does the Colts’ plans. Still, Brian Hoyer has relieved virtually all pressure from Cleveland’s front office by simply winning football games. After beating an admittedly weak Vikings squad, the Browns took on their intrastate rival and shut down one of the league’s best young...

Tyler Thigpen could be a Brown by as early as tonight

According to USA Today’s Tom Pelissero the Browns will meet with free agent QB Tyler Thigpen on Friday night. This is great sign if your last name is Weeden. Brian Hoyer (ACL tear) is headed to injured reserve, so Thigpen could push Jason Campbell to be Brandon Weeden’s backup. Thigpen is 29 years old and […]

Browns lose Hoyer but defeat Bills, 37-24, behind Weeden

The feel-good hometown hero story of Brian Hoyer took a crushing turn Thursday night when the quarterback suffered a potentially serious right knee injury in the first quarter of Thursday night's game against Buffalo at FirstEnergy Stadium. But the never-say-die Browns put on a thrilling performance in Hoyer's absence pulling away with Brandon Weeden at quarterback for a...

Browns QB Brian Hoyer injures knee vs. Bills

Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer injured his right knee in the first quarter against the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night. After being flushed from the pocket, Hoyer gained 11 yards on a run before he got his leg caught underneath while being tackled. He stayed down for several moments before he was helped to a trainer's table and then limped to the locker room under his own power...

Browns owner Jim Haslam pleased with Cleveland’s win over Buffalo

Brandon Weeden is even delivering wins now for the Cleveland Browns, and this is making Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his crew very happy men.  Last night’s Thursday Night Football featured injuries to the two starting quarterbacks, a nifty punt return touchdown by Travis Benjamin and the new Browns owner having the time of his life in his press box. [Deadspin]

Browns Fear Ligament Damage for Quarterback Brian Hoyer

Early in the third quarter Browns fans (and the people that picked up Brian Hoyer looking to start him during their bye weeks) got some bad news. Not only was he not returning in the second half, but it sounds like there is reason to believe he might be out even longer. Whatever the team was able to do in the locker room was able to give the team reason to...

Browns First Team To Three Wins In AFC North Following Thursday Night Win Over Bills

Don't look now, but the Cleveland Browns are the first team to three wins in the AFC North following their 37-24 defeat of the Buffalo Bills Thursday night. Quarterback Brandon Weeden relived injured starter Brian Hoyer in the first quarter and threw for 197 yards and one touchdown to lead the Browns to their first 3-2 start since 2001. Hoyer, who took over as the Browns starter...

Browns QB Brian Hoyer Suffers Torn ACL

Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer suffered a knee injury during the first quarter of last night’s game against the Buffalo Bills.  Although the Browns won 37-24, they lost Hoyer for the rest of the season to a torn ACL.  From Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal: #Browns HC Chud said MRI shows QB Brian Hoyer suffered […]

Update: Browns QB Brian Hoyer Has Partially Torn ACL

I feel sick for Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer this morning, and not because I started him in my fantasy football league either. Adam Schefter is reporting that the Browns fear Hoyer has torn his ACL. Browns are concerned QB Brian Hoyer tore his ACL last night but will not know for until he undergoes an MRI today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 4, 2013 There won’t be...

Hoyer’s ACL tear: Unfortunate, but a blessing in disguise for Browns

SCOTT JACOBS Brian Hoyer was a nice story. So was the Browns recent surge. And in one play, all that good-will, all that excitement generated by a local kid, turned starting quarterback, evaporated. And with it, a fascinating discussion point. Hoyer tore his ACL courteous of a first quarter slide – usually a safe play, but this is the Browns we’re talking about — and he instantly...

Report: Brian Hoyer has a partially torn ACL

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer suffered a partially torn ACL during Thursday night’s win over the Bills. Brian Hoyer has a partial ACL tear only. Will get a second opinion and then get it repaired. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) October 4, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Brian Hoyer...

Brian Hoyer tears ACL, out for season

 (AP Photo/David Richard) One of the best stories in the league with Patriots ties has come to a sad end. Brian Hoyer, Tom Brady's former backup, took over the reigns in Cleveland with the team going into "play for 2014" mode. Surprisingly though, the QB performed exceptionally well - leading the 0-2 team to two straight wins. He seemed in a good rhythm in last night...

Browns Not Interested In QB Josh Freeman, Other Potential Options

Browns Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland reports that the Browns have eliminated free agent QB Josh Freeman off as a possible option at quarterback now that Brian Hoyer is done for the season. Ian Rapoport also reported that Cleveland is unlikely to sign Freeman. Tom Pelissero mentions that Tyler Thigpen could be an option for the Browns. Pelissero adds that he’s been informed...

Brian Hoyer, EJ Manuel Both Leave Browns-Bills Game With Knee Injuries (GIFs)

The Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns played a surprisingly thrilling football game Thursday night, and both were forced to do so with their backup quarterbacks under center. Cleveland’s Brian Hoyer was the first starter to go down, leaving the game with a knee injury just four minutes in after an awkward hit from Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso. The Browns fear that the former Patriots...

NFL Week 5 Top 3 Picks

NFL Week 5 Top 3 Picks   Season To Date: 7-5   Buffalo Bills at Cleveland Browns: The Browns are playing well behind Brian Hoyer and have momentum.  E.J. Manuel was inconsistent at Florida State and will have an up and down rookie season.  The combination of Cleveland’s solid defense and a raucous home crowd should make it difficult for Manuel.  Browns 23 – Bills 13...
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