Brian Hoyer makes sense to start, but Johnny Manziel is progressing
August 6, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
Mike Pettine’s decision to start Hoyer against the Lions is not a surprise.
Mike Pettine did the expected in naming Brian Hoyer the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns’ preseason-opener Saturday night at Detroit.
The Browns’ coach might have been a bit coy in his remarks to reporters earlier in the week when he kept the door open to the possibility that someone other than Hoyer – namely Johnny Manziel – would get the nod, but in the end he stuck with a plan put in place months ago.