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Around the NFL: Browns say Josh McCown is starter, Johnny Manziel the backup

Around the NFL: Browns say Josh McCown is starter, Johnny Manziel the backup

The Cleveland Browns started the season with a quarterback plan: Josh McCown is the starter, Johnny Manziel is his backup.

They're going back to it.

McCown was cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol Wednesday to practice and will start against Oakland, moving back into the lineup ahead of Manziel, who threw two touchdown passes and led the Browns to their first win on Sunday.

"It's obviously disappointing," Manziel said Wednesday. "I'm not going to sit here and say that I love the decision."

Browns Coach Mike Pettine considered several factors before deciding to go back to McCown, who was...

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