2:29 PM EDT, Wed August 20, 2014

Fantasy Update

4 hours ago
Rotoworld
Browns named Brian Hoyer their Week 1 starter.
Aug 19, 2014
KFFL
Cleveland Browns QBs Brian Hoyer ...

Johnny Manziel started losing the job right after the draft and kept losing it through the middle finger: Mary Kay Cabot

Johnny Manziel lost the Browns starting quarterback job because he didn't work hard enough in the offseason. Can he beat out Brian Hoyer over the next few weeks?
CSN Houston 2 hours ago

Hoyer gets starting spot over Manziel

Brian Hoyer will open the season as Cleveland's starting quarterback, barely hanging on to his job by holding off hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.
Times-Picayune 3 hours ago
Johnny Football becomes Johnny Bench as Brian Hoyer wins Cleveland starting QB job

Johnny Football becomes Johnny Bench as Brian Hoyer wins Cleveland starting QB job

Browns coach Mike Pettine picked Hoyer over Manziel to start the Sept. 7 at Pittsburgh, finally ending a competition that dragged through the summer.
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago
Cleveland Browns name Brian Hoyer starter for opener in Pittsburgh: Fans and media react

Cleveland Browns name Brian Hoyer starter for opener in Pittsburgh: Fans and media react

The Cleveland Browns ended their dreadful quarterback competition on Wednesday morning by naming Brian Hoyer the starting quarterback.
Denver Post 4 hours ago
Brian Hoyer gets Browns starting spot over rookie Johnny Manziel

Brian Hoyer gets Browns starting spot over rookie Johnny Manziel

Brian Hoyer will open the season as Cleveland's starting quarterback, barely hanging on to his job by holding off hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.
Newark Star-Ledger 4 hours ago

Johnny Manziel benched by Browns for Brian Hoyer, Internet makes 'Johnny Bench' jokes

The Browns made their starting quarterback decision on Wednesday.
Plain Dealer 4 hours ago
Hard to say anybody 'won' Browns quarterback derby, but Brian Hoyer should and will start -- Bill Livingston (slideshow)

Hard to say anybody 'won' Browns quarterback derby, but Brian Hoyer should and will start -- Bill Livingston (slideshow)

Brian Hoyer won the Browns' quarterback job because of his experience and leadership. Or by default because Johnny Manziel was slightly worse.
FFToday 4 hours ago

Brian Hoyer to start Week 1 for Cleveland

Hopefully a portion of the hype will die down The Cleveland Browns have committed to start Brian Hoyer over rookie Johnny Manziel at quarterback to begin the 2014 season, the team announced Wednesday morning. (ESPN) FF Today's Take: One of the more over-hyped stories in a decade has a conclusion. Although Hoyer will start the season under center, its only a matter of time before Manziel gets his chance. Both QBs are middling QB2s for fantasy purposes considering the lack of talent at the wide receiver and the expected run-heavy offense.
Brian Hoyer to become 12th QB to start regular-season opener for Browns since 1999

Brian Hoyer to become 12th QB to start regular-season opener for Browns since 1999

The Browns have had 20 starting quarterbacks since their expansion era began in 1999. Brian Hoyer is on the verge of becoming the 12th one to start a regular-season opener during the same span. On Wednesday morning, the Browns named Hoyer their Week 1 starter over rookie Johnny Manziel for Sept. 7 at Pittsburgh. Below is a list of Browns starting quarterbacks in regular-season openers during the franchise's expansion era. 1999: Ty Detmer 2000: Tim Couch 2001: Tim Couch 2002: Kelly Holcomb 2003: Kelly Holcomb 2004: Jeff Garcia 2005: Trent Dilfer 2006: Charlie Frye 2007:...
Plain Dealer 4 hours ago

Brian Hoyer named starter over Johnny Manziel for Cleveland Browns opener in Pittsburgh

Brian Hoyer has earned the Cleveland Browns' starting QB job over Johnny Manziel, despite a subpar showing in Monday's loss to Washington.
Akron Beacon Journal 5 hours ago

Here's what is being said on Twitter about Brian Hoyer getting starting QB nod over Johnny Manziel

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Behind the Steel Curtain 5 hours ago
Steelers to face Brian Hoyer in season opener

Steelers to face Brian Hoyer in season opener

After two games, Cleveland Browns head coach, Mike Pettine decides to go with the veteran quarterback, Brian Hoyer, as his week one starting quarterback. Brian Hoyer gets the nod for opening week, which means the Steelers can gameplan for a quarterback they know a little more about.  Having both game film of Hoyer playing in the NFL, and him being on the Steelers' roster in the past, Dick LeBeau and the Steelers defense will have to key in on Hoyer's limited experience in the NFL. Hoyer's experience appears to be what has gotten him the job in Cleveland, according to Mike Pettine. "He was...
Columbus Dispatch 5 hours ago

Browns: Hoyer named starting QB in season-opener

BEREA, Ohio -- Despite poor performances by both quarterbacks Monday night in Washington, Brian Hoyer has been named the Cleveland Browns' starting quarterback over Johnny Manziel for the opener in Pittsburgh.
Houston Chronicle 5 hours ago

Johnny Manziel becomes Johnny Bench for Browns; Hoyer named starter

Johnny Manziel is a backup quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. Brian Hoyer was named the starter Wednesday morning, with Manziel receiving the No. 2 spot. “(Hoyer) was the clear leader from the beginning,” Browns coach Mike Pettine said in a statement. “We’ve maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer to go […]
Akron Beacon Journal 5 hours ago

Poll: Do you agree with Brian Hoyer being named starting QB over Johnny Manziel?

The Browns announced in an email this morning that Brian Hoyer will be the starting quarterback in the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Coach Mike Petine had good things to say about first-round pick Johnny Manziel but opted to go with the leadership he says Hoyer provides. We want to know what you think.

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