Manziel, Hoyer Struggle For Browns

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Published on August 19 2014 6:20 am
Last Updated on August 19 2014 6:20 am
Written by Millie Lange

(Landover, MD) -- The Browns quarterbacks took center stage in their 24-23 loss to the Redskins in preseason action from FedEx Field. Brian Hoyer got the start and rotated with Johnny Manziel in the first half. Hoyer was 2-for-6 for 16 yards and was sacked once. Manziel played deep into the second half, going 7-for-16 for 65 yards and a touchdown. Manziel was put on the ground three times. Neither quarterback was especially impressive.

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