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by on January 9, 2019

LANDOVER, Md. Air Max 90 Australia Cheap . -- Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended target. Manziels latest hand gesture was one of many lowlights for the Browns in a 24-23 Monday night loss that did little to make coach Mike Pettines decision any easier when it comes to selecting a Week 1 starter. If the choice is based solely on numbers, theres not much either Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job. If its based on composure, the hot-shot rookies obscene gesture lost him some ground to the nondescript sixth-year veteran. "It does not sit well," Pettine said. "Its disappointing, because what we talk about is being poised and being focused. ... Thats a big part of all football players, especially the quarterback." Manziel called the moment a "lapse of judgment." Teammate Joe Haden said opposition fans and players were giving "Johnny Football" plenty of unprintable verbal grief for the second straight week. Manziel was openly mocked by Brian Orakpo when the Redskins linebacker raised both hands and performed the 2012 Heisman Trophy winners "money" gesture after a sack by Ryan Kerrigan in the first quarter. "I get words exchanged throughout the entirety of the game, every game, week after week, and I shouldve been smarter," Manziel said. "It was a Monday Night Football game and cameras were probably solid on me, and I just need to be smarter about that. ... Its there, and its present every game, and I just need to let it slide off my back and go to the next play." Meanwhile, Pettine needs to pick a quarterback. The performances were so unspectacular that the coach suggested he might audible from his previously stated plan of announcing his regular-season starter on Tuesday. "All the options are still on the table," Pettine said. Hoyer started Monday night and completed 2 of 6 passes for 16 yards. His self-assessment: "It probably couldnt have been any worse. Its disappointing. It was embarrassing." Manziel, the No. 22 overall pick in the draft, was 7 for 16 for 65 yards and a touchdown. Of his series early in the game, he said: "I really tried to force everything and not let it fly like I should have. I need to get better at that and throw the dang ball." Those stats, as mediocre as they are, were padded by series against the Redskins backups. In the first quarter -- when Washingtons starters were in the game -- Manziel was 2 for 7 for 29 yards, while Hoyer was 0 for 2. "They both missed some throws," Pettine said. If theres any hint as to which way Pettine is leaning, its worth noting that Hoyer started for the second consecutive game and played mostly with the first-team offence, while Manziel was sent out with the backups to play in the second half. Manziel took advantage by leading a 16-play, 68-yard drive capped by an 8-yard pass to Dion Lewis for Clevelands first touchdown. The sloppy game included 21 penalties and five turnovers. The Browns were particularly susceptible to the NFLs new emphasis on hindering receivers: Clevelands defence was whistled five times for holding or illegal contact in the first quarter alone, including twice on one play. The Redskins dont have a quarterback competition, but their former Heisman winner -- Robert Griffin III -- also needs some work to get to regular-season form. He finished 6 for 8 for 112 yards, including an off-balance throw that was picked off by Haden. "I just cant throw it late," Griffin said. "And if I do, it has to be a humdinger -- and it wasnt a humdinger. I kind of floated it out there." Designed QB runs are being marginalized under new Redskins coach Jay Gruden, but Griffin was nevertheless hit hard several times as he scrambled four times for 24 yards and earned a thigh bruise along the way. "Its nothing to worry about," Griffin said. "I know anything that happens with me -- or quarterbacks in general -- guys get a little worried." Notes: Browns WR Travis Benjamin left with a rib injury. ... At least the game had an exciting ending. Connor Shaw hit Emmanuel Ogbuehi on a 45-yard Hail Mary as time expired. The Browns 2-point conversion attempt failed. Air Max 90 Australia Online . - Mike Zimmer has brought a demanding style to the Minnesota Vikings. Wholesale Air Max 90 Australia . Doug Fister allowed two runs over seven innings and Washington hit three solo homers in a 6-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.TAMPA, Fla. - Ben Bishop made the needed saves and also set up the game-winning goal.Victor Hedman scored on a power play off a feed from the goalie 1:11 into overtime, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 in their season opener Thursday night.I thought he was in command of his game, Lightning coach Jon Cooper said of Bishop.Hedman took Bishops pass at the offensive blue line, skated in all alone during a Panthers line change and beat Roberto Luongo from the left circle.I tried to shoot high and fortunately it got in, Hedman said. I dont think we played our best, but good teams find a way to win and thats what we did.Bishop stopped 19 shots in his first regular-season game since dislocating his elbow late last season. He also had a wrist injury in the second half of last season that impacted his stick-handling.Its nice, Bishop said about his assist. I was looking for an odd-man rush.Tampa Bay also got goals from Tyler Johnson and Ryan Callahan. Valtteri Filppula had two assists.The Lightning went 3 for 7 on the power play, while Florida failed to score on two chances.Unfortunately, the power plays cost us, said Luongo, who made 29 saves. Weve just got to be more disciplined there.Erik Gudbranson and Jonathan Huberdeau scored for Florida in Gerard Gallants first game as Panthers coach.Callahan scored on a rebound of Filppulas shot during a 5-on-3 power play, putting Tampa Bay up 2-1 at 7:17 of the third.Florida pulled even at 2 when Huberdeau put a shot past Bishop during a delayyed penalty call at 9:16 of the third. Cheap Air Max 90 Australia Sale. Tampa Bay had six of the seven power-play chances up to that point.After Gudbranson opened the scoring at 5:03 of the second, Johnson tied it at 1 when he beat Luongo from the low right circle during a power play 2:09 later.Luongo stopped Ondrej Palats breakaway backhander with 9 minutes left in the second. He also stopped Johnson during a 2-on-1 early in the third.Floridas Scottie Upshall was briefly shaken up in the second after a questionable hit by Tampa Bays Radko Gudas. No penalty was called on the play.He got hit in the head and nobody (saw) it, so what can you do? Gallant said. Its disappointing, but nobody (saw) the call.Tampa Bay won all four games between the teams last season. The Lightning also took a pair of preseason games this year, outscoring the Panthers 7-1.NOTES: Bishop has won all five of his games against Florida. ... Tampa Bay D Eric Brewer (965 NHL games) was a healthy scratch. Its their decision, the 35-year-old Brewer said. I dont like it. Its not easy. ... Lightning rookie F Jonathan Drouin (broken right thumb) is practicing with the team and nearing his NHL debut. ... Florida D Aaron Ekblad, selected first overall in the 2014 draft, had an assist in his NHL debut. ... Luongo needs one victory to tie John Vanbiesbrouck (374) for 13th place on the career list. ... Tampa Bay lost RW Richard Panik on waivers to Toronto. ... U.S. womens team player Anne Schleper will skate with the Lightning in practice Monday. Wholesale China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Authentic Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Nike Basketball Jerseys Hockey Jerseys China Supply Baseball Jerseys Football Jerseys Sale Authentic College Jerseys MLB Jerseys China Stitched Soccer Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap Nike Jerseys ' ' '