The Cleveland Browns can go either way.
That's the word from veteran safety
Asked about the competition at the position, Whitner said: "It's been fierce. Two guys fighting for their lives. It's close. I'd say [the locker room] is split about 50-50. We know they both can play."
Manziel outplayed Hoyer in Cleveland's exhibition debut Saturday, a 13-12 loss at Detroit. Manziel completed seven of 11 passes for 64 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions, adding six carries for 27 yards.
ProFootballTalk.com's Mike Florio notes that it was Whitner, who formerly played for the 49ers, who spilled the beans on San Francisco's plan to stick with
Despite his reputation as a club-hopping QB about town, Manziel is "very quiet" and "very respectful," Whitner told King.