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Rookie Connor Shaw to start at QB for Browns in finale

  Rookie quarterback Connor Shaw will come off Cleveland's practice squad and start the season finale on Sunday against Baltimore. With Brian Hoyer still slowed by a sore right throwing shoulder, Shaw will be behind center when the Browns (7-8) conclude another disappointing season against the Ravens, who still have a shot at the playoffs. ''I'm excited about it,'' Shaw said following...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Connor Shaw to start for Browns, Brian Hoyer out

Getty Images Johnny Manziel was not the only rookie in camp for the Browns. Connor Shaw spent 16 weeks on the practice squad of the Browns but will start on Sunday in the season finale. The Browns (7-8) will play against the Ravens in their season finale. Johnny Manziel has been ruled out with a hamstring injury while journeyman Brian Hoyer has missed practive all week due to...
Via Tireball.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns name Connor Shaw Week 17 starter vs. Ravens

Sunday, Connor Shaw will make No. 22. The ever-spinning quarterback carousel of the Cleveland Browns spins again with Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel injured and undrafted rookie Connor Shaw, just promoted from the practice squad, now set to start Sunday's season finale in Baltimore. After Friday's last practice of the week and the season, Browns coach Mike Pettine named Shaw the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Browns, Colts, Packers, & Panthers

Bengals TE Tyler Eifert recently underwent shoulder surgery to repair the injury he sustained during training camp. (Geoff Hobson) Paul Dehner Jr mentions that Eifert will not play again this season. Browns Browns list QB Brian Hoyer as doubtful for Week 17. (Pat McManamon) Colts The Colts have ruled out TE Dwayne Allen (knee) Week 17’s game against the Titans. Packers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Undrafted QB Connor Shaw to sign with Browns, likely start

Undrafted rookie quarterback Connor Shaw reportedly agreed to terms with the Cleveland Browns on Friday and likely will start Sunday’s season finale in Baltimore. Reports indicate the contract will be a multi-year deal. Shaw, 23, played collegiately at the University of South Carolina. He appeared in the Aug. 18 preseason game for the Browns against the Washington football team...
Via Waiting For Next Year
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns rookie Connor Shaw likely to start finale

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns rookie quarterback Connor Shaw is preparing to start the season finale on Sunday against Baltimore. With Brian Hoyer still slowed by a sore right throwing shoulder, Shaw will likely be behind center when the Browns (7-8) conclude another disappointing season. The Ravens still have a shot at the playoffs. Hoyer was on a stationary bike Friday during the portion...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Week 17 Predictions: Packers Take Over The NFC North

Sunday, Dec. 28 Cleveland Browns (7-8) @ Baltimore Ravens (9-6), 1:00 p.m.Whether it is Brian Hoyer, Tyler Thigpen, or even Connor Shaw starting for the Browns on Sunday, this offense will struggle. The Ravens will shut down their running game and, ranking third in sacks, will be able to consistently pressure the quarterback.Justin Forsett has fallen down a bit in recent weeks,...
Via Football Nation
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Bengals FINALLY win an important Prime Time game

Coming into the Cincinnati Bengals versus Denver Broncos game last Monday Night, we had many questions and not enough answers about the Bengals. On Monday night we got a few answers. The last time we saw the Bengals play after 4 pm was against the Cleveland Browns at home on Thursday Night Football November 2nd and we all remember seeing the Brian Hoyer led Browns Mike Tyson knockout...
Via The Front Office News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens: 2014 Week 17 NFL Pick

Cleveland Browns (7-8) at Baltimore Ravens (9-6) The Browns’ offense ranks 27th in the NFL, moving the chains at a 67.55% rate, and they’ve gotten progressively worse as the season has gone on. They’re moving the chains at a pathetic 63.44% rate over the past 10 games since Alex Mack went down. The returns of Jordan Cameron and Josh Gordon from injury and suspension respectively...
Via The Football Fan Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel admits he didn’t take rookie season seriously

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel wants to be “the guy” in Cleveland. Manziel, who suffered a hamstring injury in Week 16 and won’t be available for the Browns season finale, admitted Tuesday that he was still in a “college mindset” last year and didn’t take the rookie learning curve seriously enough. “It’s been a year of...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns hold quarterback Brian Hoyer out of practice

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is not practicing because of a sore shoulder, raising the likelihood rookie Connor Shaw will start the season finale at Baltimore. Hoyer was injured in Sunday's loss at Carolina after he replaced Johnny Manziel, who hurt his hamstring and will not play again this season. Browns coach Mike Pettine has not decided on a starter for this...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns add QB Thigpen following injuries to Manziel, Hoyer

BEREA, Ohio -- Injuries to quarterbacks Johhny Manziel and Brian Hoyer have led to the Cleveland Browns adding veteran Tyler Thigpen. The team has not announced official roster moves but signs point to Thigpen being signed and undrafted rookie Connor Shaw being promoted from the practice squad to start Sunday's season finale in Baltimore. Monday, Browns coach Mike Pettine said Manziel...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five NFL players who have failed to step up

Every single season around the National Football League, there are multiple players who lay absolute eggs at the least opportune time. And this season is no different. From Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco putting up the worst performance of his season to Mark Sanchez failing as the Philadelphia Eagles fill-in starter for Nick Foles, here are five NFL players who failed...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel ruled out for Browns season finale

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has been officially ruled out for Sunday’s game at Baltimore, coach Mike Pettine announced Monday. Browns HC Mike Pettine announced Johnny Manziel’s hamstring injury has ended his season. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 22, 2014 Manziel suffered a hamstring injury in the second quarter...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Manziel out, undrafted rookie could be next at QB

Johnny Manziel's two-game stretch as the starting quarterback of the Cleveland Browns has been cut short by a hamstring injury, and veteran Brian Hoyer also has a shoulder injury. The Browns have one game left, Dec. 28 in Baltimore. Monday, Browns coach Mike Pettine said Manziel is out and Hoyer's status is uncertain for that game. Next in line would be undrafted rookie Connor Shaw...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Shaw could start for Browns against Ravens

Could we be looking at the third starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns in a month? Connor Shaw, a rookie from South Carolina, will get starter’s reps in practice this week with both Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer banged up, Jeremy Fowler reports. Shaw was an unsigned free agent and has been on the practice...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns quarterbacks Manziel, Hoyer both injured

CLEVELAND (AP) Brian Hoyer hurt his shoulder filling in for injured rookie Johnny Manziel on Sunday, complicating the Browns' messy quarterback situation. Coach Mike Pettine said Hoyer got injured when he was hit making a long throw against Carolina. Hoyer came in after Manziel, making his second start, injured his hamstring. Manziel has been ruled out of Sunday's season finale...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Dolphins & Eagles

  Browns QB Brian Hoyer sustained a shoulder injury Sunday and will be evaluated day-to-day. (Jason La Confora) Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians said that WR Larry Fitzgerald is still playing at only “about 70 percent” because of his knee injury. (via Darren Urban) Chargers Head Coach Mike McCoy said that QB Philip Rivers will play on Sunday despite his back injury...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Browns quest for “the answer” at QB is the wrong one

The Cleveland Browns are constantly looking for “the answer” at quarterback, but it seems more and more that they’re asking the wrong question. The question they keep asking is how do you come up with Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers—hell, even Ben Roethlisberger or Joe Flacco? The Browns seem to operate as if they’re primary mission in life is to land some Holy...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

More Browns QB struggles, more questions

CHARLOTTE -- As the Cleveland Browns season spins to another disappointing finish, the franchise's never-ending quarterback carousel spins again. It's another year that feels like all the other years. Rookie Johnny Manziel made his second start Sunday vs. the Carolina Panthers but didn't make it out of the first half. Manziel said he felt what he thought was a cramp while making...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns make it interesting but fall to Panthers 17-13

The Cleveland Browns faced off against the Panthers in a game that was made even more meaningless with the official elimination of the Browns from the NFL playoffs. The Chargers won a game on Saturday that officially did the Browns in and seeing if Johnny Manziel could do better than his debut wasn’t nearly enough to get me up for the Browns game against the Panthers. As it turned...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Gets Hurt vs. Panthers, Brian Hoyer Replaces Him

It was a terrible play call by the Cleveland Browns, but I think that Johnny Manziel learned first-hand today that you can’t lower your shoulder into a safety. [FanSided] The post Johnny Manziel Gets Hurt vs. Panthers, Brian Hoyer Replaces Him appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Browns fans stuff the Pro Bowl ballot box?

The Browns probably aren't going to the playoffs this year, but they hung around a lot longer than most people expected. With a current record of 7-7, Cleveland has exceeded expectations this season with rookie head coach Mike Pettine running the show and Brian Hoyer under center. So what's even more surprising than Cleveland's .500 record? The number of Browns players among the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WFNY’s 12 Days of Christmas, 2014 Edition: Day Ten

The Holiday Season is upon us, and for many, the holidays are a time of rituals and traditions. Here at Waiting For Next Year, we believe in tradition as well, and one of our personal favorites is the annual WFNY 12 Days of Christmas contest series! This is now the seventh year in a row we have done this contest, as hard as that is to believe. How does it work? It’s simple. Every...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kozmo, Brian Hoyer for one more year, and Royal Blood: While We’re Waiting…

Welcome to the Friday before Christmas my fellow WaitingForNextYear-ians. WFNY’ers. To my Christmas-celebrating folks, congrats, you made it. To my Jewish friends, know that I’m jealous and wish I was at the movies with you next Thursday. When I got to college and a couple of my new Jewish friends let me in on the cliche of getting Chinese food and going to the movies, I was...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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