Josh Gordon still believes the Browns will draft a quarterback

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon told FOX Sports Ohio that he still believes his team will be drafting a quarterback next month. “From talking with Ray Farmer, I’m still pretty sure we’re going to take a quarterback,” Gordon said. Gordon also believes in Brian Hoyer. “Brian is doing well and he can do a great job for us and lead us to wins.” Gordon believes...
Via Pro Football Zone
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland To Target Fresno State QB Derek Carr With The 26th Pick?

Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report writes that the Browns “really love” Fresno State QB Derek Carr and that “the feeling with many in football” is that Cleveland will look to select him with the 26th pick. There have been rumors floating around that Browns HC Mike Pettine is a big fan of Carr, but at this point in the draft process everything must be taken with caution...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns to work out Johnny Manziel this weekend per report

The Browns didn’t use one of their official interviews on Johnny Manziel during the NFL combine. Then they were one of just two teams in the NFL not to send a representative to Manziel’s pro day. This weekend the Browns will get their chance with Johnny Football. According to Adam Caplan, Manziel is next up to visit the Browns. More #Browns QB news: They're scheduled to work...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft, re-upping Brian Hoyer, Mike Evans over Sammy Watkins and C.J. Mosely – WFNY Podcast – 2014-04-15

The fake Jim Kanicki or the real Mike Burgermeister joined me to talk through some Browns topics. We talked about the 2014 NFL draft, specifically who the Browns should take at #4. Mike Evans vs. Sammy Watkins and talking about three studs on the offensive line. Finally, we talked a bit about NFL draft cliches. Check out this episode!
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Can Afford to Wait on a Quarterback

The Cleveland Browns most talked about subject this offseason has been who they are going to take in the 2014 NFL Draft come May 8th. The second most talked about topic is the quarterback position. Brian Hoyer earned his shot to compete for the starting job, but they desperately need to add competition to go up against Hoyer. A product of Michigan State, Hoyer filled in admirably...
Via Buckeye State Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pettine: 'Confident' Hoyer Ready for Season

Browns coach Mike Pettine said Brian Hoyer is progressing well from his torn ACL suffered last October.
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pettine confident Hoyer will be ready for season

Some of the biggest decisions that GM Ray Farmer and Mike Pettine have to make in the upcoming weeks are at the quarterback position. The Browns released Brandon Weeden and Jason Campbell last month and have just Brian Hoyer and Alex Tanney currently on the roster. Hoyer is coming off a torn ACL and is not ready to practice fully as the Browns prepare for a mini camp April 29-May...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Brian Hoyer the answer?

What a weird season last year for the Cleveland Browns. The season started with Brandon Weeden under center and of-course, the Browns started the year as if, well, as if Brandon Weeden was at QB. Inconsistent and lethargic on offense, the Browns came out of the gates slowly, losing badly to the Dolphins and the Ravens. And then Trent Richardson got traded. And then, Brandon Weeden...
Via Route4Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Browns preparing to draft a QB

Things are slowing down for the Browns in free agency…but they’re just starting to heat up in preparation for the 2014 draft! Brian Hoyer, along with many of us, fully expects a top-ranked quarterback to be picked at #4 overall. Hoyer’s ready for the competition, and we’re ready to see a dynamic playmaker under center. For a summary of what went on in Cleveland over the...
Via cover32 - Browns
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Pound – Brian Hoyer, Alex Mack, Pro-days and the NFL Channel!.

The Cleveland Browns had some good news this week when Quarterback Brian Hoyer declared himself ready to play a full part in the mini-camp the team has scheduled for the end of April. This news is even more significant because of the timing, the camp coming less than two weeks before the NFL Draft on May 8th, and if Hoyer does prove he is back, and likely to recover fully from the...
Via Woof Woof
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer trying to get medically cleared to take part in mini camp after only 6 months. Can he do it?

Just 6 months after suffering a ACL tear, Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is trying to get medically cleared to return to the field. Is 6 months enough time to make a full recovery? Hoyer thinks so. He can’t wait to take part in the Browns first mini camp which takes place before the upcoming NFL draft in May. Hoyer wants to show the Browns new brain trust he is ready...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman to the Browns?

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; It sounds like there’s a chance quarterback Rex Grossman could end up signing with the Cleveland Browns at some point as a back up. Expect Browns to bring in a veteran to back up Brian Hoyer. A good fit with Shanahan like Rex Grossman per source. — Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) April...
Via Pro Football Zone
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014 Offseason

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslem has hit the "reset" button more than Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential race. Haslem is on his third General manager-Head Coach combination since spending in upswards of $1 billion to own the Brown and Ornage in 2012.  The biggest question very well may be does he have the patience to keep a GM or HC more than one calender year...
Via Football Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns’ Brian Hoyer ready for position battle

As Browns’ quarterback Brian Hoyer recovers from surgery to repair a knee injury suffered last October, he is gearing up to fight for the starting job next season in Cleveland. The team is in the running for an early quarterback pick in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft, but Hoyer says he’ll be all systems go for the contest, according to a report by tore his anterior...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dumb Tweets: Hoyer healthy, Ben Tate gets kudos

Brian Hoyer continues to fight for his right to compete for the Cleveland Browns’ starting QB position. Brian Hoyer says he’s healthy, prepping for Browns QB competition — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) March 31, 2014   Meanwhile, Browns running back Ben Tate got a solid recommendation from his old teammate from the Houston Texans, Arian Foster: Arian...
Via cover32 - Browns
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Takeaways from Barkevious Mingo’s quiet rookie season

No Cleveland Browns fan is prioritizing defense over offense in these next few months. With running back Trent Richardson and quarterback Brandon Weeden, both first round selections just two years ago, on different teams in lesser roles, the Browns now have Ben Tate and Brian Hoyer sitting atop the depth charts where promising skill position players go to die. Tate isn’t everyone’s...
Via Standing O Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

National Perspective: Top-10 OLB’s in the 2014 draft

The Cleveland Browns have a couple of holes on defense, but one of the most blaring is at outside linebacker. Cover32′s Eric Kelly has compiled the top-10 OLB’s the Cleveland Browns should be looking at drafting given their situation. To read his full article, CLICK HERE. In the meantime, the Cover32 staff has also created a Top-10 OLB list, but this one is taken from a NFL...
Via cover32 - Browns
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer is ready to take on the competition

Brian Hoyer isn’t going to go down without a fight. He understands that the Browns are likely to select a quarterback in the draft, but he doesn’t see that as an issue. “It brings out the best in me, the competition, proving people wrong, proving people right,” said Hoyer at the Ohio Sports Collectors Convention. “I’ll never shy away from any competition.” A Cleveland...
Via cover32 - Browns
18 days ago  |  Discuss

National Rewind: DTs for the Cleveland Browns, Power Rankings, rule changes, more

In case you missed it the best national stories from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 defensive tackles in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: The greatest player in the history of every franchise. (READ) - The NFL just passed the dumbest, least fun rule ever. (READ) - Ten rule changes the NFL should implement immediately. (READ) You may also...
Via cover32 - Browns
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Brian Hoyer looks to start and more

The Browns’ 2014 team is taking shape. The draft is still to come, and will no doubt shake things up. But for now, the team looks as though it’s starting to take shape, complete with strength as well as holes. For a summary of what went on in Cleveland over the past seven days, take a look at the links below. Browns Columns - Ray Farmer says he’s comfortable with Brian Hoyer...
Via cover32 - Browns
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Browns Should Go With Brian Hoyer

Does Brian Hoyer deserve a chance to start? (via faniq) Last season was a disaster for the Browns. Not only did they finish with a dismal 4-12 record but they used all three of their quarterbacks. They used Brandon Weedon for eight games, Jason Campbell for nine games, and Brian Hoyer for three games. They also finished the year on a seven game losing streak. Now, most NFL Draft...
Via Grandstand University
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Open to All Draft Possibilities

USATSI The upcoming NFL Draft is full of potential studs, and with the Browns sitting at pick number four, it’s hard to imagine a scenario in which they don’t come away with a keeper. Until the fateful night of May 8, however, the Browns intend to keep the fans guessing as to whom that keeper will be. “I don’t think we’re compelled to pick a quarterback at number four,”...
Via TopSportsReport
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Coach Would Consider Drafting Two QBs This Year

While the Cleveland Browns addressed many of their glaring needs during free agency, the one area they neglected to upgrade was at the quarterback position. Currently the Browns have Brian Hoyer and Alex Tanney on the roster, and while Hoyer had a nice season last year before going down with a serious knee injury, Cleveland should, and probably will, address their QB situation in...
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Hoyer likely will start for Cleveland in 2014

Is Brian Hoyer going to be the starting quarterback for the 2014 Cleveland Browns? - Jim in Pittsburgh Yes, with the Browns not picking up Matt Schaub, I believe that clinches Hoyer as the starter (barring an injury). Even with the ongoing trend of young guys starting immediately, I just don’t believe that the Browns will go down that route once again.  If you look at quarterbacks...
Via cover32 - Browns
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns to begin Quarterback Tour

The Cleveland Browns are set for Quarterback Tour 2014. With the May NFL Draft approaching by the day, the Browns are ready to hit the road for some crucial scouting. The Browns are set to crisscross the nation in search of quarterback options. On the list of targets the Browns will be working out; Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater, Blake Bortles and Derek Carr. They aren’t forgetting...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
24 days ago  |  1 Comment

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