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Future Power Rankings: Browns No. 30

Can the Browns salvage media magnet Johnny Manziel as their starting quarterback? Neither Manziel nor Josh McCown look competent, and the coaching and management changes have only worsened the instability in Cleveland. Future Power Rankings (Insider)

Jim Brown: No middle ground on Manziel (1:57)
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6dPat McManamon

Pryor hints he'll attempt 'slash' role with Browns

Terrelle Pryor used the words "slash player" Tuesday to describe his role with the Cleveland Browns, an interesting choice given the Browns were adamant he would work only at receiver.

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Pryor: I'll give 'slash-player' a chance

When the Browns signed Terrelle Pryor, they specifically said they'd transition the QB to WR. Pryor, however, brought up playing a dual QB/WR "slash role" and said, "I just want to play football." (via Trib Total Media)

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Jim Brown: No in-between with Manziel

"I believe he's going to be a star or he's going to be a bust. There's no in-between. I like Johnny. He creates action. But there's no middle ground on Johnny. He's going to be that guy, or he's probably going to be out of there. I like it that way, because they need dynamics at quarterback." (via USA Today Sports)

Bengals DC: Manziel should emulate Brees (2:57)
Can Manziel be more like Brees? (4:21)
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8dJeremy Fowler

Manziel should emulate Brees, says Bengals DC

The man behind the defense that forced Johnny Manziel into a disastrous NFL starting debut says the Browns quarterback can look to Drew Brees for small-statured quarterback inspiration.

Signing Pryor was low risk; will Browns reap reward? (1:44)