Brian Hoyer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Browns briefly discussed going to Johnny Manziel in Jacksonville but Brian Hoyer 'is still firmly our starter'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "With Brian Hoyer coming off his worst game as a Cleveland Brown, the public drumbeat for Johnny Manziel is growing louder, but coach Mike Pettine is marching to his own beat. "Brian is still firmly our starter,'' said Pettine, still admittedly feeling the sting of Sunday's 24-6 loss to the..." October 21

  • Hoyer disputes report that it’s him or Manziel in Cleveland

    Pro Football Talk "When Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer was first asked about the report that Hoyer won’t re-sign in Cleveland while Johnny Manziel remains on the roster, Hoyer’s response reasonably could have been interpreted as a non-denial. “Well, I don’t know who got that report, but that’s something that I..." October 16

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Despite early-season #Browns success and Brian Hoyer's contribution to it, team has shown "zero'' interest in negotiating extension so far

  • Browns' contract talks with Brian Hoyer have slowed; will October change that?

    ESPN.com "Brian Hoyer's contract talks with the Browns have gone quiet since early summer, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, but perhaps that could change if Hoyer carries his solid play through October. Hoyer, whose 97.6 passer rating is ninth among NFL quarterbacks with more than..." October 11

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    In preseason, it made sense #Browns would reevaluate QB position after the bye. They have. It’s still Brian Hoyer. Not time for Manziel yet

  • Hoyer got his QB masters degree from Brady University

    USA Today "Brian Hoyer got his master's degree in playing quarterback with a chip on his shoulder as three-time Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots superstar Tom Brady's primary backup from 2009-2011. No surprise, then, that since that May night when the Cleveland Browns drafted the former Texas A&M..." August 21

  • Brian Hoyer named starter over Manziel for opener

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Despite awful performances by both of his quarterbacks in Monday night's loss at Washington, Browns coach Mike Pettine announced Tuesday he has chosen Brian Hoyer over Johnny Manziel to start the season opener against the Steelers Sept. 7. Hoyer will also start Saturday night's "dress..." August 20

  • Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer were both so bad that Mike Pettine might wait another game to name his starter

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Mike Pettine watched both of his quarterbacks flop, and one of them flip -- the bird, that is -- in a 24-23 loss to the Redskins. On a night when either Brian Hoyer or Johnny Manziel was supposed to step up and grab the job in front of a worldwide ESPN audience, both of them failed..." August 19

  • Unless he chokes at the finish line, Brian Hoyer should win Browns’ starting QB job over Johnny Manziel

    Akron Beacon Journal "Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel will audition for the final time Monday night at Washington before the Browns meet the next day with intentions to pick one of the them as the starting quarterback for the Sept. 7 regular-season opener at Pittsburgh. Considering what’s at stake for Hoyer and..." August 18

  • How the Brian Hoyer, Andre Johnson trade rumor got started

    SB Nation "How did a rumor of the Browns trading Brian Hoyer to the Texans for Andre Johnson fool the Internet for a few hours on Wednesday afternoon? It always comes back to Rex Grossman. Did you hear? Did you hear? The Houston Texans LOVE Brian Hoyer. They love him so much they're going to trade Andre..." August 14

  • Pettine: Browns will split QB reps in Washington

    Fox Sports Ohio "The Cleveland Browns went through another day of their training camp quarterback competition Tuesday. After practice, Browns coach Mike Pettine said he and his staff will decide on a starting quarterback for next Monday's preseason game at Washington on Thursday, a scheduled day off for the..." August 12

  • Browns QB Brian Hoyer: 'My team until someone else tells me otherwise'

    SI.com "Quarterback Brian Hoyer said Monday that the Cleveland Browns are his team right now. From ClevelandBrowns.com: “To me, this is my team until someone else tells me otherwise,” Hoyer said. Hoyer was listed as the Browns' first-team quarterback when the team released its first depth chart..." August 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    On the #Browns QB battle: I'm told best-case scenario is for Brian Hoyer to win the job to start, then have Manziel on-field in a package.

  • Browns' Joe Thomas on Brian Hoyer: 'He's a lot like Tom Brady'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When a Paul Bunyan of a man who stands 6-foot-6 and has seven Pro Bowls to his credit speaks, people listen. Browns left tackle Joe Thomas' words come down from on high to all the reporters craning up at him, and they almost always pack a wallop. Monday was no different. When asked about..." July 29

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Browns are trying to sign QB Brian Hoyer to a contract extension, per sources. Hoyer is headed into last year of his deal.

  • Wait and see: No contract talks going on between Browns and QB Brian Hoyer

    ESPN 850 Cleveland "There’s so much at stake in the Browns’ quarterback competition this summer. The 2014 Browns’ season, of course. The beginning of the Mike Pettine era, is another. How about the early development of Johnny Manziel? Does his career begin on the bench or on the field? And then there’s the..." June 06

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns QB Brian Hoyer continues to sit out 11-on-11 as he comes back from torn ACL. So Johnny Manziel taking reps with ones today.

  • Brian Hoyer says he’ll win QB job, no matter who Browns draft today

    USA Today "As the father of two young children ages two and under, there will be little chance for Brian Hoyer to settle down on the couch tonight and watch the duration of the first round of the draft. Not that he’s really that interested. Hoyer will be busy with bath time and bedtime stories as his..." May 08

  • Brian Hoyer gets back on field, approaching season as if he's starter

    ESPN.com "Brian Hoyer was back on the field with his Cleveland Browns teammates Tuesday for the first time since he tore a knee ligament in October. Hoyer was limited in what he could do and did not take part in team drills, but his attitude toward the most vexing position on the Browns was..." April 30

  • Brian Hoyer trying to be Browns' starter again

    Detroit News "Brian Hoyer knows the Browns will likely draft a quarterback who'll threaten his mission to reclaim the starting job. His attitude? He still considers himself the starter, so bring it on. "My goal is to be the starting quarterback again," Hoyer said Thursday during a PLAY 60 football..." February 15

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns QB Brian Hoyer said ACL rehab going great. Has been running. Expects to be ready for start of offseason workout program April 7.

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns QB Brian Hoyer said ex-GM Mike Lombardi "was a big reason" he came to CLE. Said he'll always appreciate it & look to prove him right

  • Hoyer remains confident he'll start for Browns

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer knows that a hotshot rookie such as a Johnny Manziel is coming in to try to steal his job, and he's ready to stave him off. "It's pretty much inevitable, they will draft a quarterback and that's nothing new,'' Hoyer said Friday on radio row at the Super Bowl. "In..." January 31

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Look for the #Browns to pay Brian Hoyer's $250 K roster bonus, which is due on March 15.

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns HC Chud said QB Brian Hoyer undergoing ACL surgery next Friday

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said Brian Hoyer has torn acl that will require surgery. be out for season.

  • Browns ponder QB options in wake of season-ending knee injury to Brian Hoyer

    ESPN.com "The Browns were meeting Friday afternoon to consider their options after learning that quarterback Brian Hoyer would be lost for the season with a torn ACL in his right knee. Hoyer will need surgery on the knee coach Rob Chudzinski said. No other structural damage was revealed on the MRI done..." October 04

  • Browns' Hoyer, Bills' Manuel both suffer knee injuries

    ESPN.com "Injuries knocked both starting quarterbacks out of Thursday night's game between the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns. Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer suffered a right knee injury less than five minutes into Thursday's game and was later ruled out for the rest of the game. Bills quarterback EJ..." October 04

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Browns are concerned QB Brian Hoyer tore his ACL last night but will not know for until he undergoes an MRI today.

  • Browns QB Brian Hoyer suffers knee injury, return questionable

    CBSSports.com "The worst-case scenario might be happening for the resurgent Cleveland Browns. Quarterback Brian Hoyer left the game against the Bills on Thursday after suffering a knee injury in the first quarter. The Browns are checking Hoyer out and his return is questionable. Hoyer scrambled for 11-yards..." October 03

  • Brian Hoyer to get third start in row

    ESPN.com "Quarterback Brian Hoyer will start again for the Cleveland Browns when they play host to the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night coach Rob Chudzinski said Monday. When asked if Hoyer would be the team's starting quarterback going forward Chudzinski said he still considers it a week-to-week..." September 30

  • Browns' hopes ride on Hoyer

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Brian Hoyer thought he was pretty calm making his first start for the Browns last week. That might pale in comparison to how he feels running out onto the field at FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday to face the Bengals. The North Olmstead Ohio native who went to Cleveland St. Ignatius and then..." September 28

  • Browns' Weeden on what he learned from sideline while Hoyer won: "Don't get hurt''

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden didn't mince words when asked what he learned while standing on the sidelines while Brian Hoyer defeated the Vikings 31-27 last week. "Don't get hurt'' said Weeden who's been ruled out for the Bengals game with his sprained thumb. "I don't know how else to put..." September 27

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    Tony Grossi @TonyGrossi

    #Browns Chudzinski: Brian Hoyer will start at QB. Weeden will be out.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    From #GameDayMorning: According to a #Browns source QB Brian Hoyer CAN win the starting job over Brandon Weeden with a stellar performace.

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    Cleveland Browns @Browns

    BREAKING: Head Coach Rob Chudzinski has informed Brian Hoyer that he will start at quarterback Sunday at Minnesota.

  • Brian Hoyer will start for Browns on Sunday against Vikings

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will start Sunday in Minnesota the team announced today. Hoyer a native of North Olmsted and St. Ignatius grad will replace Brandon Weeden who suffered a sprained thumb in Sunday's loss to Baltimore. Hoyer was chosen by coach Rob Chudzinski ahead of Jason..." September 18

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Cardinals cut QB Brian Hoyer, source confirmed.

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Cardinals cut QB Brian Hoyer, source confirmed.