The Cleveland Browns had so much hype going into the season and they appeared to be proving themselves in the early and middle portions of the season. Then, the final month of the season arrived and it was a complete and total collapse. 2014 was a year full of controversy, suspensions, injuries, hype, and false hopes.
According to Fox Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer, the Cleveland Browns will start Johnny Manziel over Brian Hoyer this week.
After being pulled last week against the Buffalo Bills in the teams 26-10 loss in favor of backup Johnny Manziel, Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine has announced that the team will stick with Brian Hoyer this week against the Indianapolis Colts.
What does Tony Gonzalez think about Atlanta’s chances of making the NFL Playoffs? Who should Cleveland name as their starting quarterback? Gonzalez answers these questions and more.
At the start of the season, a Cleveland-Cincinnati battle as a Thursday Night primetime game did not appear to be an ideal television choice.
First place is on the line in the air tight AFC North as the Browns visit the Bengals on Thursday night. Considering the Browns are involved, that’s hard to believe-remember, Cleveland hasn’t posted more than five wins since 2007.
There’s rock bottom.
Esiason says it’s a measuring stick game for the Browns and he believes Browns QB Brian Hoyer is up for the challenge.
It should come as no surprise but there is no love lost between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns.
The Pittsburgh Steelers looked to have the opening game against the Cleveland Browns well in hand, but then had to eek out a last-second field goal for the win. Now, the Browns have kept a few games close, beaten the New Orleans Saints, and staged a monster comeback win over the Tennessee Titans. Pittsburgh can’t underestimate the Browns who are getting better all the time.
After a stunning first half scorching of the Cleveland Browns, the Pittsburgh Steelers came out after halftime and had to play tough, fundamental football in order to set up a game-winning field goal for Shaun Suisham. Overall, the Steelers open the 2014 NFL regular season with a favorable game grade in week one.
The Steelers poor start last year was mirrored by the start from its quarterback. Ben Roethlisberger threw 5 interceptions and was sacked 15 times in the first 4 games, all losses. That has been talked about with this team,“We always want to start fast,” Roethlisberger said.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday they will see both starter Brian Hoyer and back-up Johnny Manziel during the season-opener on Sunday.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will host a Cleveland Browns team Sunday at Heinz Field that struggled for consistency in the preseason as much as they did.
You don’t need to be a fantasy football guru to know you shouldn’t draft a back-up quarterback. This is especially true if the back-up in question failed to beat out Brian Hoyer for the starting job.