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(The Sports Xchange) - The Cleveland Browns will start Brian Hoyer over Johnny Manziel against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

Hoyer started the first 12 games, but with in the fourth quarter of what turned into a 26-10 loss to the Buffalo Bills last Sunday, head coach Mike Pettine lifted Hoyer in favor of Manziel.

Manziel led an eight-play 80-yard touchdown drive to cut the lead to 20-10 with 8:47 left. Manziel finished it with a 10-yard touchdown run.

According to, if the Browns lose Sunday, Manziel might start the final three games of the season.

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The Browns placed wide receiver Miles Austin on injured reserve Wednesday after he was hospitalized with a kidney injury.

Austin, 30, was taken to the hospital following Sunday's loss to the Bills. He set season highs with seven catches for 86 yards in the game, and then reported feeling abdominal pain.

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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wants everyone to know that his right wrist is not injured.   Continued...

Nov 30, 2014; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer (6) prepares to throw the ball during the first half against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports