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Brian Hoyer wins Browns starting job over Johnny Manziel
Brian Hoyer wins Browns starting job over Johnny Manziel

The Cleveland Browns are ending the suspense early: Brian Hoyer is their starting quarterback, not rookie Johnny Manziel. The Browns made the announcement Wednesday morning, awarding the job to the five-year veteran who battled back from an ACL injury that ended his 2013 season last October. “He was the clear leader from the beginning,” Browns Coach Mike Pettine said of Hoyer, according to ClevelandBrowns.com. “We’ve maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer to go with the more experienced player. Brian has done a great job in the meeting rooms and with his teammates on the practice field and in the locker room.” Hoyer’s performance...

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