NFL Media's Aditi Kinkhabwala reported that the former Texas A&M quarterback opened Wednesday's organized team activities with Cleveland's second-team offense after spending last week's sessions exclusively with the No. 3s.
Our advice? Don't read too much into this. At least not immediately.
Granted, Johnny Football wasn't drafted to hold a clipboard, but Manziel and Hoyer will continue to work with a variety of skill-set groupings as play-caller Kyle Shanahan assesses his roster. The team's offensive coordinator later told the Akron Beacon Journal that Manziel's first-team reps were part of a schedule, adding that the staff is "mixing it up with everybody."
These much-ballyhooed late-May snaps are all we have to cling to before teams go dark in late June, but if Cleveland is serious about generating competition under center, the pecking order won't be decided until quarterbacks are doing more than throwing to air.