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Johnny Manziel fined $12,000 for giving the finger

Johnny Manziel’s $4.3 million signing bonus just took a small hit on Friday as the league fined him $12,000 for the Finger Seen ‘Round the World. Per NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, Manziel is allegedly weighing an appeal. Johnny Manziel is still weighing whether to appeal his $12,000 fine for flipping the bird. #thebird — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 22, 2014 Why would the rookie...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns Mike Pettine Says Team Could Use 2-QB System

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine seems to have no clue about what he wants to do with rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel. After handing the starting quarterback job over to Brian Hoyer, Pettine insist there still could be a package available to help utilize Manziel’s skills. Browns coach Mike Pettine told Ross Tucker on SiriusXM NFL Radio that a “Manziel package” is...
Via Thacover2
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas thinks RB Tate will come up big for Browns in 2014

The Cleveland Browns' offensive attack in 2014 under OC Kyle Shanahan is poised to feature a big dose of former Houston Texans running back Ben Tate, who's impressed both coaches and players alike. The experienced Tate has emerged as the feature back in an offense that has some young players still learning, making Tate valuable on two fronts. "I think he's done...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns Injury Update: Desmond Bryant questionable for Week 1

 Cleveland Browns defense end Desmond Bryant could be out for season opener. Bryant ended up having surgery on his injured wrist earlier this last Monday, reported Cleveland beat writer Mary Kay Cabot.Coach Mike Pettine could not comment on a timeline for Brian's recovery, but it's looking like he might miss the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pettine went...
Via NFL Injury Report
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s own Neil Everett calls out his employer about their coverage of Johnny Manziel (Video)

ESPN news anchor Neil Everett called out his employer–ESPN–on air about their coverage of Johnny Manziel. Wonder if ESPN will have a talk with Mr. Everett. h/t For the Win var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post ESPN’s own Neil Everett calls out his employer about their...
Via Pro Football Zone
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hot off the presses, here's the 'Johnny Clipboard' shirt

In light of the announcement on Wednesday by Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine that Brian Hoyer, not Johnny Manziel, would be starting under center when the team kicks off the 2014 NFL season against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sept. 7, a very savvy entrepreneurial enterprise is attempting to capitalize financially on Johnny Football beginning […] The post Hot off the presses...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Polian says Josh Gordon doesn’t belong on football field

AP Image Roger Goodell and the NFL have still not decided what they’re going to do with Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon.  Gordon faces a suspension for violating the leagues substance abuse policy, although Gordon pleades innocence saying the failed drugs test was due to breathing in second-hand marijuana smoke. Former Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian...
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Hoyer the right choice?

Johnny Manziel (left) and Brian Hoyer (right). Johnny Manziel will have to wait to become the Cleveland Browns starting quarterback. The Browns announced Wednesday morning that veteran Brian Hoyer will be the teams starting quarterback in the season opener September 7th, against the Pittsburg Stealers. Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine said from the beginning of training camp that...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Johnny Manziel skipped numerous workouts at Texas A&M

Former NFL general manager and current executive director of the Senior Bowl Phil Savage said that Browns rookie Johnny Manziel skipped numerous workouts at Texas A&M. Phil Savage hammering Manziel on nfl radio. Said before last season at A&M only attended 4 of 33 summer workouts — TA (@ClevTA) August 21, 2014 This all goes back to Manziel’s work ethic. I know Manziel...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Forced To Eat Lunch By Himself At Start Of Camp

Johnny Manziel never should have been drafted by the Cleveland Browns, and now the wheels seem ready to fall before things ever get started. Cleveland.com is reporting that the Browns wanted to teach Manziel a lesson for his hard partying summer, so they made him eat alone when he first arrived for training camp.  When Manziel showed up for camp, he received a stern lecture from...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manziel: 'I need to earn everything for me to get in'

Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johny Manziel is seemingly coming to grips with his new backup QB status after the team announced they're going with Brian Hoyer as starter. "I need to earn everything for me to get in," Manziel said, via ESPN's Jim Trotter. "Nothing should be given to me, I completely understand that. I need to continue to come in here...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer drops down in 1-32 starting QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Browns
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Delay In Josh Gordon’s Case A Calculated Move By The NFL?

It has been two plus weeks since Josh Gordon and his team appealed the suspension handed down from the NFL of a one-year ban because of substance abuse. The entire fantasy football community is waiting patiently. A decision is supposed to, maybe, come at the end of this week. Granted, every week since the appeal, a source has said a decision was coming soon. And it hasn’t. I can’t...
Via FF Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine calls out Josh Gordon for lack of effort

Spending much of his career teetering a delicate balance of lethargy and effortless excellence, Josh Gordon’s act has worn thin. Following the Cleveland Browns disappointing outing in their second preseason game, head coach Mike Pettine called out the Pro Bowl receiver for a lack of effort that led to multiple dropped passes. There were a couple plays where I think — we just...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boomer: Manziel not ready, would ‘get his ass kicked’ against Steelers

I can’t put my finger on it, but something tells me former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason is not an avid supporter of Cleveland Browns rookie QB Johnny Manziel. While head coach Mike Pettine went back on his word to name a starting QB on Tuesday, Boomer has some indirect advice for the 1st-year coach: Johnny Football is not the guy to face the Pittsburgh Steelers in week one....
Via Low Brow Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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