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Mike Pettine: Johnny Manziel won't be handed the job

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Mike Pettine made it clear before the draft that he'd rather not throw a rookie quarterback into the fire during his first NFL season, but you don't draft Johnny Manziel to clutch a clipboard.
   Cleveland's coach told reporters Thursday night that he still believes starting the year with Brian Hoyer at the position is a wise move.
   "Whether (Manziel) was taken at No. 4 or going at No. 22, it'll be a competition, and I meant that when I said it."
   "I don't think you can hand jobs to people when they come in," Pettine said.
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