11:32 PM EDT, Fri October 24, 2014

Johnny Manziel patient after Brian Hoyer's worst game: 'I need to play my role of backup and that's that'

Johnny Manziel isn't eager to capitalize on Brian Hoyer's misfortune in Jacksonville. He knows his place as a backup, and he's happy to be that until the coaches tell him otherwise.
Akron Beacon Journal 5 hours ago

Browns notebook: No Johnny drama with Manziel as he learns from Brian Hoyer: ‘I’m just staying in my own lane trying to get better’

BEREA: The Browns believe rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel is benefiting from serving as a backup this season party because he has an opportunity to watch Brian Hoyer and learn lessons about leading on the professional level.So in the aftermath of a 24-6 loss to the previously winless Jacksonville Jaguars, Manziel took note as Hoyer worked relentlessly in an effort to bounce back after his worst performance as an NFL starter and seize command of the team. The Browns (3-3) will host the Oakland Raiders (0-6) at 4:25 p.m. Sunday.“When we see him here, he’s working on trying to get better,...

Brian Hoyer admits Jacksonville was his first bad game and 'that's the worst I've ever felt after one'

Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer admitted that he played the worst game of his career in Jacksonville and "it sucks.''
Chronicle-Telegram Oct 22, 2014

Browns QB Brian Hoyer “angry” over performance vs. Jacksonville, but confidence isn’t shaken

BEREA — Brian Hoyer’s poor performance in the 24-6 loss to Jacksonville left him angrier than he’d ever been. The emotion lingered until he got back on the field Wednesday for practice. “Of all the games I’ve ever played, that’s the worst I’ve ever felt after one and it’s something you have to deal with Read More...The post Browns QB Brian Hoyer “angry” over performance vs. Jacksonville, but confidence isn’t shaken appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for...
News-Herald Oct 22, 2014

Cleveland Browns notes: Brian Hoyer not concerned about poor playing carrying over

Brian Hoyer says he is not concerned about the rumblings for Johnny Manziel and says his confidence is as high as ever despite laying a dinosaur-sized egg in a 24-6 loss to Jacksonville last week. Hoyer and his Browns teammates were happy to get back to practice on Oct. 22 and put the Jacksonville loss behind them.
Akron Beacon Journal Oct 22, 2014
Browns QB Brian Hoyer aiming to take frustration out on Raiders: ‘My wife says she doesn’t even want to be around me’

Browns QB Brian Hoyer aiming to take frustration out on Raiders: ‘My wife says she doesn’t even want to be around me’

BEREA: Perhaps no one in Northeast Ohio is hoping the Browns bounce back from their 24-6 loss to the previously winless Jacksonville Jaguars more than Lauren Hoyer.Consider what she had to endure in the days following the demoralizing defeat.“I’m just angry,” Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer said Wednesday, describing his mood earlier this week. “Even my wife says she doesn’t even want to be around me. She doesn’t want to be around me when we win, too, because I’m so critical. She’s like, ‘You guys won.’ And I’m like, ‘I know, but I could have done this better.’...
Plain Dealer Oct 22, 2014
Brian Hoyer in Johnny Manziel's shadow, Sunday's loss was just one game and more: Cleveland Browns & NFL links

Brian Hoyer in Johnny Manziel's shadow, Sunday's loss was just one game and more: Cleveland Browns & NFL links

Brian Hoyer, no matter what he does on the field, will struggle to escape the shadow of Johnny Manziel, writes one New York Times reporter.

Cleveland Browns' Brian Hoyer admits he hurried his throws in the face of Jacksonville's rush

Brian Hoyer was off the mark against the Jaguars and admitted he hurried his throws because he was worried about taking a sack.
Dawgs By Nature Oct 21, 2014

La Canfora: Hoyer Staying the Starter at QB; Raiders Game is a "Must Win"

CBS Sports Insider Jason La Canfora talked about Brian Hoyer and the Browns with Baskin & Phelps on 92.3 The Fan on Tuesday. Depressing is the only word to describe the Browns' 24-6 loss to the previously winless Jaguars on Sunday. Even still, it's not time to hit the panic button. CBS Sports Insider Jason La Canfora put Sunday's game in perspective in an appearance on Baskin & Phelps on 92.3 The Fan on Tuesday. You can listen to the full interview here, but most of La Canfora's interesting quotes are below. As La Canfora said, Sunday's loss hurts, but it doesn't ruin the rest of the...
Windy City Gridiron Oct 21, 2014

Ten Thoughts on the NFL: Chicago Bears and beyond

I have some NFL thoughts. Ten of them to be exact. Check out what I have and leave a few of your own in the comment section. 1) Just when we think the Cleveland Browns have turned a corner they lose to the previously winless Jacksonville Jaguars. And just when quarterback Brian Hoyer seemed to have established himself the The QB in Cleveland, he goes 16 of 41 with a fumble and an interception. It's time to warm up the Johnny Manziel stories again. 2) One more nugget from that game. I've always thought Denard Robinson could be effective at running back. After a career high 127 yards rushing,...
Plain Dealer Oct 21, 2014

The case for playing Johnny Manziel -- it doesn't have to be forever: Bill Livingston

Given how bad Brian Hoyer was Sunday, it's neither untimely nor inappropriate to ask, at least for a series or two, "Why not Johnny Football?"

Cleveland Browns briefly discussed going to Johnny Manziel in Jacksonville but Brian Hoyer 'is still firmly our starter'

Mike Pettine said the Browns never really seriously considering switching to Johnny Manziel in Jacksonville because they wanted to give Brian Hoyer a chance to pull out the game.
News-Herald Oct 20, 2014
Cleveland Browns notes: Brian Hoyer still the starting quarterback

Cleveland Browns notes: Brian Hoyer still the starting quarterback

One week after the big story in town was whether Brian Hoyer would sign a long-term contract if Johnny Manziel is still on the team, Browns head coach Mike Pettine was answering questions about Hoyer's status as the starting quarterback. Hoyer played his worst game for the Browns on Oct. 19. He completed only 16 of 41 passes for 215 yards and an interception.
Akron Beacon Journal Oct 20, 2014

Browns coach Mike Pettine not panicking about QB Brian Hoyer after clunker: ‘Brian is still firmly our starter’

BEREA: In the aftermath of the Browns’ only lopsided loss this season, a 24-6 clunker against the previously winless Jacksonville Jaguars, coach Mike Pettine isn’t ready to panic. His approach applies to the pecking order of quarterbacks Brian Hoyer and rookie Johnny Manziel, the 22nd overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. There won’t be a shake-up there as the Browns (3-3) prepare to bounce back at home Sunday against the Oakland Raiders (0-6). “Brian is still firmly our starter,” Pettine said Monday during a news conference.After Hoyer helped the Browns defeat the Pittsburgh...
Chronicle-Telegram Oct 20, 2014

Browns coach Mike Pettine says QB Brian Hoyer “still firmly our starter”

BEREA — Rookie coach Mike Pettine isn’t hitting the panic button after an ugly 24-6 loss to Jacksonville on Sunday. That includes at the quarterback spot. “Brian (Hoyer) is still firmly our starter,” Pettine said. Hoyer played his worst game with the Browns, falling to 6-3 as the starter. He was 16-for-41 for 215 yards, Read More...The post Browns coach Mike Pettine says QB Brian Hoyer “still firmly our starter” appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for Lorain County...

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