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Browns' Nate Burleson loves 'borderline cocky' Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer: 'we can't go wrong either way'

Browns receiver Nate Burleson is glad he doesn't have to pick the starting quarterback, because he's enamored with both Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer. "Johnny – Oh my God – I love Johnny,'' Burleson gushed after day two of Browns practice. "I do. Johnny's for real. I like confident quarterbacks. I like guys that are borderline cocky. Both of those...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Balancing competition and aggression… Training Camp Notes 07.28.14

Competition. We’ve heard for months that the coaching staff and front office want to see competition for every position. Whether it is a high profile battle between Hoyer and Manziel, or a more subtle one between Kirksey and Robertson, this was going to be a camp marked by competition. And it is. Sort of. Last year, the tone set by coach Rob Chudzinski was a competitive one, but...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Training Camp: Quarterback Controversies

With OTAs over and training camps beginning, there are several teams who are not sure who will be under center week one. They will use the next month of camps and preseason games to find their guy. This is how I see it playing out for the Browns, Vikings, Raiders, and Jets. Browns: Brian Hoyer vs. Johnny Manziel Projected winner- Brian Hoyer Brian Hoyer has outplayed Manziel in OTAs...
Via Total Sports Live
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: West and Hoyer shine in camp

The Cleveland Browns are just getting started with their 2014 training camp, but there are a few players who have already stolen the show.  Social media phenom Johnny Manziel is NOT one of them.  Cleveland native Brian Hoyer and former Towson star Terrance West are the two players that everyone has been talking about through the beginning of camp.  Everything can change from...
Via isportsweb.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Falcons, Panthers, Raiders, & Seahawks

  Browns Brian Hoyer continues to look much more comfortable and has been more effective than Johnny Manziel. (Jason La Canfora) Johnny Manziel did finished on a high note Monday during red-zone work. (Jason La Canfora) Falcons RB Steven Jackson reportedly “looks rejuvenated” this year. (Vaughn McClure) Panthers HC Ron Rivera seemed to suggest that Mike Tolbert will...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

No news is good news for the Cleveland Browns

Johnny Manziel hasn’t been great, Brian Hoyer has been ehhh and Anthony Armstrong has been strangely impressive but the most important news out of the first weekend of camp is not about a single player. It’s about health. The Browns have remained relatively healthy for the first few days (knock on wood) and after seeing what the San Francisco 49ers have gone through we should...
Via cover32 - Browns
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: 3 Cleveland Browns to Draft

Jordan CameronCameron will be the only really consistent player on the Browns offense this season. If Brian Hoyer is the starting quarterback, Cameron’s production will skyrocket. Cameron was Hoyer’s number one target until the quarterback’s season was ended due to injury. Cameron is a one-on-one redone nightmare who has incredible athletic ability and break away speed.Ben...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Browns Training Camp Position Battles: Quarterbacks

The most talked about position battle for the Browns is by far at quarterback. Ever since Johnny Manziel was selected in the first round of this years draft, it has been a non-stop media storm. Second year Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer electrified audiences last season during his three game display before suffering a season ending injury. Rookie free agent signee Connor Shaw was...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Live: Day two in Berea

Watch Training Camp Daily Sunday night at 10:30 to catch up on all the day's big news from Browns training camp. Check out the videos and tweets below for a live look at the sights and sounds from Berea as Johnny Manziel, Brian Hoyer and the Browns get into the action on the second day of camp. *** If multimedia does not appear right away, please click refresh *** LIVE TWEETS
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Chargers, Chiefs, Giants, Panthers, & Titans

  Browns QB Brian Hoyer took all the first-team reps during Saturday’s practice. (Mary Kay Cabot) Chargers Third-round pick G Chris Watt was carted off the field during Saturday’s practice. (Tom Krasovic) Chiefs S Eric Berry sustained a dislocated finger during Saturday’s practice and could miss a few days. (Adam Teicher) The Chiefs are rotating Rishaw Johnson and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Hoyer’s World… We just live in it: Training Camp Notes 07.26.14

BEREA — The sun was shining. A smattering of hip-hop—2 Pac, Birdman, Drake…of course—and classic rock echoed through the speakers. Thousands of Browns fans poured into the Cleveland Browns practice facility, all with hope in their back pockets, each of them getting their first look at the 2014 squad. There were Superfans. There were signs. There was a little rain, but just...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer won’t be held back in training camp

In the talk about Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer, the one thing that has been talked about the least is Brian Hoyer’s ACL injury. With all the excitement that Johnny Football brings and with there not being any news of “setbacks” for Brian Hoyer – at least so far – it’s easy to sometimes forget that he needed a major surgery last year after being injured in Buffalo. The...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Browns Training Camp: Back To Work

Football is officially back. The Cleveland Browns took to the field on Saturday to kick off training camp 2014. Excitement is at a peak for Browns fans and even for the players on the field. Everyone is excited to get back to football. Browns fans always seem to have that ability to put the prior season in the rear-view mirror and get excited about the incoming football season....
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoyer confident he can win starting QB job

BEREA, Ohio -- Brian Hoyer said he's ready to claim the starting quarterback job for the Browns. The highly anticipated quarterback battle with Johnny Manziel will officially begin when training camp opens Saturday morning. "I feel the same way about it as I did when I left," Hoyer said. "It's my job and until someone tells me otherwise, that's how I feel...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns player says consensus among team is Hoyer will start

As the team's training camp nears its opening Saturday morning, a Browns player is reportedly saying one of the more talked-about storylines won't be much of one at all. ESPN's Bob Holtzman tweeted a quote from an anonymous Browns player giving a perspective of the locker room's feel of which was the quarterback competition between incumbent Brian Hoyer and rookie...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns expect Brian Hoyer to start Week 1

According to ESPN’s Bob Holtzman, the “feeling in the Cleveland locker room” is the Browns will start Brian Hoyer in Week 1. Earlier this week, Browns head coach Mike Pettine said that he would make the starting quarterback proclamation during the third week of Training Camp, heading into the team’s first home game of the 2014 season. Holtzman, however, expects Pettine...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns players expect Brian Hoyer to win starting job

Some Browns players have told ESPN’s Bob Holtzman that they believe Brian Hoyer will be the week one starter. Browns player: "we're all expecting Hoyer to start" week 1. Feeling in locker room is Pettine will announce WELL BEFORE 3rd preseason game — bob holtzman (@BobHoltzmanESPN) July 25, 2014 I don’t see Hoyer beating out Johnny Manziel, but that’s just...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Browns Players Preparing for Brian Hoyer to Start Week 1?

The Cleveland Browns promise to be one of the most intriguing teams to follow during training camp this season. Not only is the Josh Gordon drama going to play out right in front of our eyes, most likely next week, the quarterback competition promises to be interesting.  Or does it? Browns player: "we're all expecting Hoyer to start" week 1. Feeling in locker room...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Could Announce Brian Hoyer As Starter “Well Before” 3rd Preseason Game?

  Bob Holtzman of ESPN reports that the “feeling” around the Browns is that new HC Mike Pettine will announce that Brian Hoyer has won the starting job “well before” the team’s third preseason game. A Browns’  player told Holtzman that “we’re all expecting Hoyer to start” the first game of the season. All indications thus far have pointed to Hoyer winning the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Time for Johnny Manziel to be worried?

Mike Pettine has announced (Fairly officially) that the starter for the first preseason game will be Brian Hoyer and not rookie phenom, Johnny Manziel. “Brian will start the first preseason game if nothing else changes,” Pettine told ESPNCleveland.com. “There’s plenty of time in there, daily updates staff-wise, to decide then how we want to [proceed]. There’s a lot of...
Via cover32 - Browns
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoyer vs. Maziel. Game on.

There are a few traditions that have grown, organically and probably accidentally, from early training camp practices in this new era of the Cleveland Browns. One is that the fans who show up early on camp's first day start barking -- possibly like their fathers and grandfathers did back when camp was held across Cleveland at Lakeland Community College -- and before long start...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Gordon to appeal one-year ban on Aug. 1

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will appeal his one-year suspension in a meeting with NFL officials on Aug. 1, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Browns WR Josh Gordon is scheduled to meet in NYC with NFL officials regarding 1-year suspension he faces on Fri, Aug. 1, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 24, 2014 Gordon is facing a yearlong ban following...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer will get the first-team reps to start camp

Browns head coach Mike Pettine told Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland that Brian Hoyer will get the first-team reps on offense when training camp practices begin this week. “We met this morning on it, actually. Hoyer’s the one,” Pettine told Grossi. “He’ll be with the ones in the beginning. We’re still going to evaluate Johnny just as we’ll evaluate any other player, with...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns will be unable to contain the New Orleans Saints

Next up on my looks on regular season opponents of the Saints focuses on the home of Johnny Football – the Cleveland Browns. In this piece, I intend to grade (out of 5) the positional units of the Bucs to give you a better idea of the opponent. It’s important to note that this isn’t a preview, as many things can change between now and gameday.  Also, the grades I give are...
Via cover32 - Saints
5 days ago  |  Discuss

After ACL, Hoyer is Ready to Win

If an athlete were to suffer an ACL tear ten or so years ago, it may as well have been a death sentence. The athlete could expect at least a year of recovery time just to get a glimpse of the field again, if they recovered at all.It is a different story nowadays. Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has now set the bar for speedy recoveries from a torn ACL. Since then, athletes in all sports...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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