Johnny Manziel told to ‘act like a backup’

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Manziel to compete for starting job: It became well known that Browns owner Jimmy Haslam was a fan of  Johnny Manziel . But now that Manziel is in Cleveland, he won’t just walk into a starting job. The team owner has said he’s told the Heisman Trophy winner to act “ like a backup quarterback .” That echoes the sentiments of head coach Mike Pettine, who said  Brian Hoyer was likely to be the team’s starter when the season opened. This wouldn’t be the first time a coach said one thing and did another, but until further notice, it’s probably best to consider Hoyer as the man who will be under center in Week 1.

Texans could still trade for Mallett: All throughout the draft, most observers were waiting for the Houston Texans to draft a quarterback. Most of those observers were underwhelmed when Houston selected Tom Savage in the fourth…

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