Troy Aikman once said: "Perception is reality", and meant it in context of Manziel's gesture. It's distracting and brands himself very badly. This is worth a skim > Browns Need Hoyer to Get Them Through a Few Weeks, Then It's Manziel's Team | Bleacher Report Says Hoyer needs to start the first few game - he already knows what to do as an NFL QB. Goes on to state Manziel will be their QB, BUT the system is far more complicated than in college. Start Manziel the first game against teams like Pittsburgh, the Browns will quickly be in the cellar and everybody will pile on the dumb stuff Manziel has done. Article thinks Manziel will be good, just don't start him right away...time will tell if that faith is justified.