Are you ready for some Johnny Football?
Glazer tweeted: “Breaking: Johnny Manziel and
Multiple news outlets subsequently confirmed the report.
Hoyer, the starting quarterback to this point, has struggled in recent weeks as the Browns went from first place in the
In the last three games, Hoyer has had no touchdowns and seven interceptions.
Manziel, a first-round pick, provided a spark in a Week 13 loss at Buffalo, replacing the struggling Hoyer and directing a touchdown drive that he capped by running 10 yards up the middle to score.
On Monday, Browns Coach
But the coach also defended the play of Hoyer.
"When you go back and watch the tape, there are clearly some throws that he missed, but I think it was also exaggerated by how poorly we were in the pass game around him,'' Pettine said, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "That's difficult. The quarterback is only as good as his supporting cast, so when the guys around him play well, Brian will play well.