Report: Browns Set To Name Johnny Manziel As Starter

It seems like the wait is finally over.

The Cleveland Browns are set to name rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel as the starter over Brian Hoyer, according to Yahoo Sports.

Manziel was inserted in the fourth quarter of the Browns loss to the Bills on November 30 in relief of Hoyer, but did not see the field against the Indianapolis Colts this past weekend. Cleveland lost that game to the Colts in the final minute, but if they had been losing, Johnny Football may have seen the field.

Perhaps the biggest indication of Manziel's status came from Pettine's reasoning for not naming a starter for their game against the Cincinnati Bengals this weekend yet:

As if that wasn't enough, offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan was told he can have Manziel ready:

A change would not come as a surprise, as Hoyer has thrown seven interceptions and no touchdown passes during the last three games.

Get ready, everyone. Johnny Manziel is about to get his chance.

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