BRIAN HOYER NEWS

Cleveland Browns: Hoyer the right choice?

Johnny Manziel (left) and Brian Hoyer (right). Johnny Manziel will have to wait to become the Cleveland Browns starting quarterback. The Browns announced Wednesday morning that veteran Brian Hoyer will be the teams starting quarterback in the season opener September 7th, against the Pittsburg Stealers. Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine said from the beginning of training camp that...
Via isportsweb.com
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Tom Brady and Ryan Mallett rooting for Brian Hoyer

If you haven't heard yet, ex-Patriot Brian Hoyer won the Cleveland Browns starting quarterback job over Johnny Manziel. Well, Brian Hoyer still has fans here in New England according to the Providence Journal. Chief among them is the guy Hoyer used to back up - Tom Brady.“I love Brian. He’s such a great guy, a person, a friend. We’ve always kept in touch. So I’m proud...
Via Patriots Life
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Cleveland Browns Name Brian Hoyer Starter

The waiting game is finally over. Head coach Mike Pettine had originally planned on naming his starter on Tuesday, following Monday night’s game against the Washington Redskins, but Brian Hoyer will be the opening day starter for the Cleveland Browns when they take on division foe Pittsburgh. Vic Carucci first reported the news on Cleveland Browns team website.According to NFL...
Via Football Nation
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Cleveland Browns: Hoyer Starts, Manziel Finishes

Today, Cleveland Browns’ Head Coach Mike Pettine decided to name Brian Hoyer the team’s opening day starting Quarterback. This decision might disappoint some of the Browns faithful but it was the right thing to do.  Johnny Manziel, although he played a little better than Hoyer during their two preseason games, simply is not ready to start.Manziel was a very good college Quarterback...
Via Football Nation
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Hoyer got his QB masters degree from Brady University

Brian Hoyer got his master's degree in playing quarterback with a chip on his shoulder as three-time Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots superstar Tom Brady's primary backup from 2009-2011. No surprise, then, that since that May night when the Cleveland Browns drafted the former Texas A&M star 22nd overall, the undrafted Hoyer has been the anti-Manziel with his resolve...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Website Selling ‘Johnny Clipboard’ T-Shirts

Brian Hoyer being named the Browns starting QB over Johnny Manziel took center stage on Wednesday. One T-shirt company, TheHecklerStore, is capitalizing on Manziel being named the backup, and is selling these ‘Johnny Clipboard’ shirts for $20. This certainly isn’t the first time Manziel has found himself front-and-center on a shirt. The post Website Selling ‘Johnny Clipboard’...
Via Diehardsport
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Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount Arrested On Marijuana Charges

The AFC North division is no stranger to headline news. The Cleveland Browns have their dealings with wide receiver Josh Gordon and the NFL substance abuse policy along with the quarterback competition between Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel. The Baltimore Ravens have the incident in which their star running back Ray Rice allegedly beat up his then fiance, now wife inside of an elevator...
Via FF Locker Room
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns News: Brian Hoyer named starting QB

It’s official. This morning the Cleveland Browns have announced Brian Hoyer as their starting quarterback over rookie Johnny Manziel, reports Mark Sessler, with NFL.com.It’s been a match in the ring since the beginning: veteran QB vs. rookie QB. Looking at the statistics for each quarterback over the first 2 preseason games doesn’t really answer any questions, as technically...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Cleveland Browns Projected 53 Man Roster and Depth Chart

The Cleveland Browns with a new front office and coaching staff will feature many changes this season and it will be reflected in the 53 man roster. Here is my projected 53 man roster: Quarterback #453825224 / gettyimages.com 1)Brian Hoyer- Brian Hoyer was named the starter for week one today by Mike Pettine. Last year, in his brief sample size, the Browns went 3-0 in those games...
Via TopSportsReport
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

It's Hoyer's job - and his chance to keep it

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns have a quarterback -- and every intention of having just one quarterback. Brian Hoyer knows the circumstances and the stakes. As a native Clevelander, he knows the history, too. Hoyer has held off Johnny Manziel in a training camp competition and knows he'll have to deliver wins to keep holding off the much-ballyhooed first-round pick. It&...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer drops down in 1-32 starting QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Browns Name Brian Hoyer The Starter Over Johnny Manziel

The Browns have named Brian Hoyer the starting quarterback for Week 1, according to clevelandbrowns.com. "He was the clear leader from the beginning," coach Mike Pettine said. "We've maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer to go with the more experienced player. Brian has done a great job in the meeting rooms and with his teammates on the practice...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
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Browns tab Brian Hoyer as starting QB

Brian Hoyer has won the starting quarterback job for the Cleveland Browns. Hoyer beat out first round pick Johnny Manziel for the job even as both played poorly in the Browns second preseason game in Washington on Monday night. “He was the clear leader from the beginning,” coach Mike Pettine said in a statement. “We’ve maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer...
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Johnny Manziel Doesn’t Feel Like He’s Ready

Shortly after the Cleveland Browns announced that Brian Hoyer will start Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel showed a ton of maturity in response to a question about him losing out on the starting job (via Cleveland.com).  I didn’t necessarily feel like I was ready, and I felt like there were steps that I needed to take and I need to take...
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Johnny Manziel: “I don’t feel like I would’ve gone back and done anything differently”

Browns rookie Johnny Manziel doesn’t seem to have any regrets after getting beaten out by Brian Hoyer for the starting quarterback job. #browns manziel said "it was a fair chance" to win the job. He said "I don't feel like I would've gone back and done anything differently" — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) August 20, 2014 #browns manziel "if...
Via Pro Football Zone
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boomer Esiason slams Johnny Manziel

Brian Hoyer was named the Cleveland Browns starting quarterback Wednesday, a decision which former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, CBS Sports analyst and WFAN radio host Boomer Esiason surely supports. On his morning drive show "Boomer and Carton" Tuesday, Esiason went off about Manziel, following the rookie quarterback's middle finger to the Washington Redskins caught...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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NFL Notes: Bills, Browns, Giants, Packers, & Rams

  Bills Bills placed LB Stevenson Sylvester on injured reserve on Wednesday. Browns HC Mike Pettine said that he doesn’t want starting QB Brian Hoyer “looking over his shoulder if he makes one bad throw.” (Aditi Kinkhabwala) Giants S Cooper Taylor may need surgery on foot, which could lead to him being placed on season-ending injured reserve. Packers TEs coach Jerry...
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Brian Hoyer, Not Johnny Manziel for Cleveland Browns

Tim Fuller – USA Today Sports The thought of Johnny Football being the opening game starter for the Cleveland Browns has been squashed as Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine has named Brian Hoyer the starter for Week 1 over Johnny Manziel. The Browns will open their 2014 campaign on September 7th against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pettine stated that Hoyer was the clear leader from the...
Via The Sideline
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Name Brian Hoyer As Starting QB

The Quarterback battle in Cleveland has been settled, at least for now. Brian Hoyer will be the Browns starting QB on September 7th when they face off against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Johnny Manziel will be the number two option. “He was the clear leader from the beginning,” Pettine said in a statement. “We’ve maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The QB drama in Cleveland is over….for now

BREAKING: Brian Hoyer named Cleveland Browns starting QB pic.twitter.com/3LABwcC7oM — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 20, 2014 Hoyer’s unimpressive 2 for 6 performance Monday night will not likely sit well with fans but his experience and poise under pressure have won him the job. Johnny Manziel will likely get his chance to start sometime after week five of the regular season...
Via cover32 - Browns
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns Name Week One Starter, And It’s Not Johnny Manziel

The Cleveland Browns came out this morning and named Brian Hoyer the week one starting Quarterback. This move comes after both Hoyer and Manziel played well below average in the teams second preseason game versus Washington. Beat writers from the Cleveland area have speculated that this move prevents Johnny Manziel from starting against a fairly difficult trio of opponents  right...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer may be a starting quarterback, but only by default

The Cleveland Browns had a choice between a quarterback who isn’t ready, and a quarterback who isn’t that good. They went with the second guy, but there’s a good chance we’ll see the first guy in, oh, about a month. That was the decision made by head coach Mike Pettine and his staff this morning when they named Brian Hoyer the Browns’ Week 1 starting quarterback over Johnny...
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Brian Hoyer may be a starting quarterback, but only by default

The Cleveland Browns had a choice between a quarterback who isn’t ready, and a quarterback who isn’t that good. They went with the second guy, but there’s a good chance we’ll see the first guy in, oh, about a month. That was the decision made by head coach Mike Pettine and his staff this morning when they named Brian Hoyer the Browns’ Week 1 starting quarterback over Johnny...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hoyer gets starting spot over rookie Manziel

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Brian Hoyer barely held on to the starting job. Johnny Manziel may have let it slip off his finger. Hoyer will open the season as Cleveland's starting quarterback after winning his summer competition over Manziel, the hotshot rookie and social media sensation whose NFL career is off to a shaky start. Browns coach Mike Pettine picked Hoyer over Manziel to start...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
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Twitter Goes In On Hoyer, Manziel And The Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns will start Brian Hoyer over Johnny Manziel. Twitter reactions have a mother-loving field day.
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