Browns coach Mike Pettine announced the decision Tuesday afternoon. The team informed Manziel and Brian Hoyer, who has started Cleveland’s first 13 games this season, earlier in the day of its decision, sources confirmed. The Browns made the decision internally on Monday, according to a source.
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“This decision is really not about Brian Hoyer or Johnny Manziel, it is about the Cleveland Browns. We are always going to make decisions that we feel are in the best interest of the team,” Pettine said in a statement. “Brian has done everything that has been asked of him and he has done so as a true professional. … We are trying to get the offense to perform at a higher level. Johnny has worked very hard to earn this opportunity and it will be very important for every member of the offense to elevate their play for us to obtain our desired result.” Read More From: ESPIN.Go.com