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Aug 26, 2014
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Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer ...
Behind the Steel Curtain 6 hours ago

Steelers Dick LeBeau 28-13 against quarterbacks in their first start against him

Cleveland will send Brian Hoyer against Pittsburgh in the Steelers' Week 1 game of the 2014 season. Hoyer beat out rookie Johnny Manziel for the job, but even experienced quarterbacks struggle historically against this defense. The Browns will put Brian Hoyer under center in Week 1 when the Steelers host the Browns to kick off the 2014 season. Rookies don't fare well against the Steelers' defense since Dick LeBeau assumed the defensive coordinator position. But it's not as if veterans fared significantly better. Since 2004, quarterbacks making their first start against LeBeau have gone...
Plain Dealer 7 hours ago

Brian Hoyer on facing his old Steelers team Sunday: 'I'm on the right side of this rivalry now'

Brian Hoyer will always have a special place in his heart for the Steelers for signing him when no one else would. But he also hates them just as much as every Browns fan does.
Behind the Steel Curtain 8 hours ago
Browns vs. Steelers: Brian Hoyer is 'on the right side of this rivalry now'

Browns vs. Steelers: Brian Hoyer is 'on the right side of this rivalry now'

Whether Brian Hoyer will be just another starting quarterback in Cleveland, he remembers his time in Pittsburgh, and even though he's thankful for it, he feels he's where he should be in Cleveland. (Video courtesy of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer and Cleveland.com) The 2012 season was bleak down the stretch. Amid a four-game winning streak, Chiefs outside linebackers Tamba Hali and Justin Houston crunched Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger simultaneously, forcing the veteran from the game, and putting him out for the next three contests. In all of that, the Steelers signed...
News-Herald 15 hours ago

Cleveland Browns: Brian Hoyer has been on both sides of rivalry with Steelers

The Browns-Steelers rivalry - which sadly hasn't been much of a rivalry the last 15 years - has a different twist to it this year. Brian Hoyer, who will lead the Browns into Heinz Field for the season opener on Sept. 7, was signed by the Steelers on Nov. 20, 2012, because Pittsburgh quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich were injured.
Akron Beacon Journal 17 hours ago

Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will always be grateful to Steelers but believes he’s on ‘right side’ of rivalry now

BEREA: Believe it or not, North Olmsted native Brian Hoyer has a soft spot for the Pittsburgh Steelers, even though he’s still hoping to slay them when he starts at quarterback for his hometown Browns in the regular-season opener Sunday at Heinz Field.The New England Patriots waived Hoyer on Aug. 31, 2012, after he spent three seasons serving as the backup to star Tom Brady. He was out of the NFL until Nov. 20, when the Steelers signed him because starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and backup Byron Leftwich were dealing with injured ribs.“I was just grateful to have a job,” Hoyer...

Brian Hoyer puts TD on board and Johnny Manziel boogies in Browns' 33-13 victory over Bears

Brian Hoyer started the preseason finale against the Bears and put a TD on the board, and Johnny Manziel provided another spark.
Plain Dealer Aug 29, 2014

Brian Hoyer reminds the Cleveland Browns of why they liked him so much a year ago -- Terry Pluto (slideshow)

Hoyer was 6-of-8 passing and completed throws to five different receivers.
Chronicle-Telegram Aug 29, 2014

Browns finish preseason with 33-13 win over Bears, including good moments from QBs Brian Hoyer, Johnny Manziel

CLEVELAND — Brian Hoyer and the starting offense got the touchdown drive they needed heading into the season. Johnny Manziel was a mixed bag of misses and magic — exactly what the sparse crowd came to see. The Browns ended a frustrating and disappointing preseason with a 33-13 victory Thursday night against the Bears, who Read More...The post Browns finish preseason with 33-13 win over Bears, including good moments from QBs Brian Hoyer, Johnny Manziel appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your...
News-Herald Aug 29, 2014
Cleveland Browns grab first preseason win, take down Bears, 33-13

Cleveland Browns grab first preseason win, take down Bears, 33-13

Brian Hoyer wanted to make a statement with a touchdown drive on Aug 28 in the final preseason game and he did. Now if only Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau can be persuaded to play his second stringers in the season opener on Sept. 7. Check out a photo gallery from the game here Hoyer played only one series in the 33-13 romp over the Bears and made the most of it.
Dawgs By Nature Aug 28, 2014
Instant Recap: Browns Defeat Bears 33-13 to End the Preseason

Instant Recap: Browns Defeat Bears 33-13 to End the Preseason

The Cleveland Browns won their first game of the preseason, defeating the Chicago Bears by a final score of 33-13. Here are some quick hitter observations from the game: Something to Build On: Does a 100.5 QB rating look "pretty" for starting QB Brian Hoyer? Hoyer for one series with the first-team offense and went 6-of-8 for 69 yards on a drive that was capped off with a 1-yard touchdown run by RB Ben Tate. It wasn't a perfect drive from Hoyer, who was facing the Bears' second-string defense and also missed a touchdown throw to TE Jordan Cameron, but it was enough to finally build...
Plain Dealer Aug 28, 2014
Cleveland Browns halftime scribbles: Hoyer and the starters look sharp on their first drive -- Terry Pluto

Cleveland Browns halftime scribbles: Hoyer and the starters look sharp on their first drive -- Terry Pluto

Brian Hoyer was 6-of-8 passing and completed throws to five different receivers.
Plain Dealer Aug 28, 2014

Cleveland Browns pregame scribbles: Thinking about Johnny Manziel, cornerbacks and receivers -- Terry Pluto

Why not let Johnny Manziel play at least two quarters? Brian Hoyer played the entire fourth preseason game a year ago.
Plain Dealer Aug 28, 2014

Johnny Manziel unveils new persona in commercial for Snickers (video)

First there was Johnny Football. Then came Johnny Vegas and even Swanny Manziel. Recently, Browns lightning rod Johnny Manziel became known as Johnny Clipboard after the Cleveland Browns announced he would start the regular season as the No. 2 quarterback behind Brian Hoyer.
Plain Dealer Aug 26, 2014
Brian Hoyer feels for Sam Bradford, but doesn't think he's coming back too fast from his ACL

Brian Hoyer feels for Sam Bradford, but doesn't think he's coming back too fast from his ACL

Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is confident he's not coming back too quickly from his torn ACL.
Plain Dealer Aug 26, 2014
Donte Whitner on the 50-50 split over Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer: 'I didn't mean we were divided'

Donte Whitner on the 50-50 split over Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer: 'I didn't mean we were divided'

Donte Whitner says the some Browns like Johnny Manziel and some like Brian Hoyer, but that they'll all rally around Hoyer now.

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