Ballyhooed and controversial
That decision by Mike Pettine was made based on what he has determined from the second phase of the offseason.
Manziel had been considered running neck-and-neck with fellow second-year quarterback
Manziel did not impress as a rookie. In five games, including two starts, he completed 18 of 35 throws for 175 yards and no touchdowns with two interceptions. Manziel ran nine times for 29 yards and a score.
The Browns own the 12th and 19th picks in the first round of this year's draft. They selected Manziel at No. 22 overall last year.
DeFilippo said he's looking forward to working with Manziel and that Manziel will have a "clean slate."
One day after coming off the practice squad,
Shaw showed nice touch early and highlighted his afternoon with a 49-yard pass to wideout Taylor Gabriel in the third that set up a touchdown. But he became quite inaccurate thereafter, hitting just 4 of 12 for 25 yards and a killer interception in the final quarter. He finished 14 of 28 for 177 yards and no scores.
Cleveland opened as a 7-point road underdog. The line has now moved to 13 1/2 points in favor of the Ravens.
Cleveland opened as a 7-point road underdog. The line has now moved to 10 points in favor of the Ravens.
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