Browns, Brian Hoyer discuss deal

Updated: July 3, 2014, 11:16 AM ET
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The Cleveland Browns are trying to sign quarterback Brian Hoyer to a contract extension, his agent confirmed Monday.

Hoyer, who is the starter heading into training camp, is headed into the final year of his deal, which is scheduled to pay him $1 million this season.

His agent Joe Linta confirmed the sourced report by ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that negotiations have started.

"It will be a very difficult deal to do," Linta told NFL.com. "We're always open to talking ...

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