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Brian Hoyer: 'No doubt' I'll get a shot at starting in '15

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Brian Hoyer is a quarterback. And quarterbacks get a lot of attention -- especially ones set to become free agents.

The Browns signal caller spoke with the media on Saturday at the "Great Big Home and Garden Show" in Cleveland.

With few options for teams on the open market, the 29-year-old's name is likely to be linked to any and all openings this offseason, despite his overwhelming struggles down the stretch that got him benched.

When asked whether he believes he'll get a chance to start in 2015 Hoyer said, "yeah, no doubt," per the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot.

When pressed on whether that could be with the Browns, the quarterback provided the "all options are on the table" response. Hoyer added that his agent has had "very brief" talks with the Browns. General manager Ray Farmer has never sounded committed to offering more than backup money for Hoyer, so it's likely the veteran will be allowed to test the open market before anything comes to fruition in Cleveland. 

Hoyer acknowledged that the texting and behind-the-scenes culture in Cleveland could impact the decision on his future and said he could tell former Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan -- now in Atlanta -- was unhappy.

"... To say I was unaware, I'd be lying," Hoyer said.

The quarterback added that he met with new Browns offensive coordinator John DeFilippo and came away impressed.

As for the other issue in Cleveland at the moment, Hoyer said he reached out to Johnny Manziel after hearing his teammate entered rehab. It "takes a big person" to commit to that step, Hoyer said of Manziel.

Hoyer also added that it was "disappointing" to hear about Josh Gordon's suspension, and hoped the young player could figure it out.

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