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Report: Browns trying to sign QB Brian Hoyer to extension

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Sources say the Browns are looking to sign QB Brian Hoyer to a contract extension

The Cleveland Browns are trying to sign quarterback Brian Hoyer to a contract extension, reports Adam Schefter of ESPN.

Hoyer has one year left on the two-year contract he signed in 2013, and is set to make $1 million this season. Browns head coach Mike Pettine has said that heading into training camp, Hoyer will be the starting quarterback over rookie Johnny Manziel. The Browns training camp begins on July 26.

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Hoyer started three games for Cleveland in 2013, throwing five touchdowns and three interceptions while completing 59.4 percent of his passes, before suffering a season-ending ACL tear in October. 

Molly Geary

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