Veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer is still atop the Brown...

Akron Beaon-Journal - [Full Article]

Veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer is still atop the Browns' depth chart, and rookie Johnny Manziel is still No. 2 in the wake of the team's 13-12 loss to the Detroit Lions in the preseason opener Saturday night.

Of course, that could change after the next preseason game Aug. 18 at Washington.

But, for now, Hoyer still has the lead.

"Yeah, I mean nothing's changed," Browns coach Mike Pettine said Monday after practice. "If there was a significant change on the depth chart, it would be reflected on the field."

After starting the exhibition opener, Hoyer worked exclusively with the first-team offense Monday while Manziel operated the second unit. The defense got the best of both quarterbacks, especially Hoyer, who threw two interceptions in 11-on-11 drills.

Pettine said the coaches have yet to decide which quarterback will start next week against Washington. He said "it'll probably be a few days" before the decision is made.

Filed Under: 2014, Preseason

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