Johnny Manziel takes out frustration on Microsoft Surface, and his head
Dec 26 2015
Manziel passed for 270 yards, delivering a quality performance, he and the Browns (3-10) desperately needed. His rating was 92.1.
As a team, the Browns ran 41 times for 230 yards (5.6 average).
Still, Manziel (21-of-31 passing with a touchdown) displayed a live arm and plus mobility, which begs the question: Why did the Browns wait so long to unleash their young quarterback? The 49ers drop to 4-9 with the loss, and the team is indeed really bad.
"We played a lot of inside-zone, so their linebackers were sucked into the middle", Greco said. Like all of our players, there is a lot to learn from. I guess the football furies were watching after all, and are just as sick of him as many of us are.
I give him credit because he looked good yesterday in beating San Francisco. He had a foolish interception thrown across his body and the field, but for the most part it was a solid day. His rating for the season is 89.2.
'He scares me, ' one general manager said at the time. I'm going to continue to play, continue to fight. "We obviously know what we are up against these next couple of weeks". Every week, we're mentally prepared. Try not to make any mistakes and you're going to have a good result.
Another top receiver, Brian Hartline, ended up had to leave the game in the third quarter. "Johnny!" during the second half of the game.
Browns defensive lineman Desmond Bryant, who had 11/2 sacks, said Cleveland had a plan for containing the mobile Gabbert.
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Marcus Martin, who had been alternating at center with Daniel Kilgore throughout the game, moved to left guard after Boone's injury. The Browns were playing with the lead, and that was the difference. WR Travis Benjamin had four receptions for 41 yards.
He appeared to sign the bill "Money Manziel", a reference to the nickname he had when he was with the Aggies. The turnover was recovered by Ahmad Brooks and advanced eight yards before he was tackled at the 49-yard line.
The Browns advanced to the 49ers' 44. No stone should be left unturned in finding the right people for the right positions in an organization with possibly the greatest fan base in the league.
Crowell finished the drive he started with a 50-yard run.
Two plays before Crowell scored, the Browns dodged a bullet. It's the first win for the Browns since October 11. He played three snaps, but wasn't targeted. Browns WR Terrelle Pryor was active for the first time, but was not targeted.
Gaskins will have to pass the NFL's concussion protocol to be cleared to play the Cincinatti Bengals on Sunday. It was Barnidge's eighth touchdown this season.
Gaines Again: CB's Joe Haden and Justin Gilbert remain in the concussion protocol and cornerback CB Pierre Desir was inactive, as well OL Gabe Ikard. Still, the 49ers went three-and-out and punted back to the Browns.
Like Smith, Gabbert seems to trade sacks for risky passes.