Browns QB Brian Hoyer isn't worried about Johnny Football
JAN 31, 2014 8:39p ET
The hometown QB is in New York City for the Super Bowl, and talked with the media about his team's upcoming draft needs.
"It's pretty much inevitable, they will draft a quarterback and that's nothing new,'' Hoyer said Friday on radio row at the Super Bowl. "In this league, there's always someone coming up behind you or laterally moving. There's going to be someone for me to compete with, which I have no problem with. That makes you better. The question is, where? I have no idea and I try not to worry about things that I can't control."
Hoyer led the Browns to two consecutive victories and was on his way to the third when he tore his ACL against the Bills Oct. 3, ending his season. When Hoyer went down, so did the Browns, who wound up with a 4-12 record and another coaching change.
Now under new head coach Mike Pettine, Hoyer is ready to compete for the starting job.
"I was able to start for three games last year. When I played, we won. I'm just looking forward to trying to get back to where I left things off. As long as I have a chance, I feel confident in my abilities," Hoyer said.
As for the idea of Johnny Manziel possibly moving in on his job?
"I'm not concerned about that,'' he said. "That's for you guys to talk about."
Bring on Johnny Football.
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