The Cleveland Browns will start third-string quarterback Brian Hoyer against the Minnesota Vikings after Brandon Weeden sprained the thumb on his throwing hand last week.
Mario Manningham is returning to the New York Giants after two injury-filled seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, and fellow free-agent wide receiver Julian Edelman is staying with the New England Patriots.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will miss the rest of the National Football League season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during last night’s game.
The San Francisco 49ers acquired quarterback Colt McCoy from the Cleveland Browns to replace Alex Smith as a backup to starter Colin Kaepernick.
The Cleveland Browns overcame the loss of quarterback Brian Hoyer to a knee injury in the first quarter to beat the Buffalo Bills 37-24.
The National Football League’s replacement officials aren’t the only ones lacking experience as the season begins.