Johnny Manziel should start for the Cleveland Browns

Johnny “Football” Manziel’s time thus far in a Cleveland Browns uniform has been rough, on the field and off of it. That’s well-documented enough. You know what else is well-documented? The Browns’ inability to find stability at the quarterback position for the last decade. And that’s exactly why, when it comes to Johnny Football, the Browns don’t really have a choice...
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Cleveland Browns problem child update: Pettine says Gilbert on track

One of the key issues for the Browns heading into head coach Mike Pettine’s second season, will be the fate of team’s problem children, Josh Gordon, Johnny Manziel and Justin Gilbert. Gordon is serving a suspension of at least one year for violating the NFL Substance Abuse Policy and the NFL’s substance abuse program, making his future a moot point for now. Manziel spent the...
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Donte Whitner Praises Johnny Manziel’s Work Ethic

Add Cleveland Browns safety Donte Whitner to the growing list of teammates and coaches who have expressed praise for the much-improved work ethic of second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel. Donte Whitner: There are certain guys who are here early and stay late every day — Johnny Manziel has been one of those guys — Kevin Jones (@Mr_KevinJones) May 26, 2015   About a month...
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LeBron James' manager is mentoring Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel is in the process of repairing his public image, and the Cleveland Browns quarterback has been calling on LeBron James’ most trusted confidant to help him achieve that goal. Manziel has been spending a lot of time with Maverick Carter, LeBron’s longtime business partner and right-hand man, since he was released from rehab...Read More
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2015 Cleveland Browns Roster Preview: Quarterbacks

Another year, another training camp quarterback battle.The Cleveland Browns failed to add any quarterback competition in the draft, moving forward with two newcomers and two incumbents at the position.Last year's starter for 13 games, Brian Hoyer is no longer with the team, signing a two-year contract with the Houston Texans. To replace the journeyman, the Browns signed another,...
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Manziel Shines During Day One of Browns OTAs

Newly acquired quarterback Josh McCown took first team reps and Johnny Manziel was in control of the second team offense.Fans, player, coaches, and media alike noticed a little hop in the giddy-up of second year man, Johnny Manziel.Head Coach Mike Pettine had encouraging words about the quarterback in his post camp press conference."I just think he's probably a little bit more focused...
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Johnny Manziel takes second-team reps at Browns' OTAs

The Cleveland Browns opened organized team activities on Tuesday and shed some light on their murky quarterback situation. Johnny Manziel took second-team reps behind veteran Josh McCown, according to local beat reporters.   Dressed in a red non-contact jersey, basketball shorts and a helmet, Manziel had an uneven performance, according to those on the scene: Manziel’s offseason...
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Manziel back on practice field for first time since rehab release

BEREA, Ohio -- Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is on the practice field in front of journalists for the first time since his release from rehab. Sporting a shorter haircut, Manziel is taking part in Cleveland's first practice of the third phase of the team's offseason program. Manziel spent 10 weeks at Caron Addiction Treatment Center in Pennsylvania for an unspecified issue before...
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NFL Notes: Browns, Cowboys, Dolphins, Jaguars, & Seahawks

Browns Johnny Manziel was working as the Browns’ No. 2 quarterback behind Josh McCown on Tuesday during OTAs. (Tony Grossi) Cowboys Brandon George writes that RB Joseph Randle is likely to get the first opportunity to replace DeMarco Murray during offseason workouts. However, George adds that Darren McFadden, Lance Dunbar and Ryan Williams will each have a ... The post NFL Notes...
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All eyes on Johnny as Manziel practices with Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is on the practice field in front of journalists for the first time since his release from rehab. Sporting a shorter haircut, Manziel is taking part in Cleveland's first practice of the third phase of the team's offseason program. Manziel spent 10 weeks at Caron Addiction Treatment Center in Pennsylvania for an unspecified issue...
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Browns primer for Tuesday's start of OTAs

The Browns open with the first of 10 OTA practices on Tuesday. Here is everything you need to know as the team gathers with a host of new players and a new offensive coordinator. 1. All sessions are voluntary and non-contact. Players are not permitted to wear pads, but they will wear helmets.  2. Johnny Manziel is expected to be in attendance. Manziel has seemingly done everything...
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Way too early 2015 Browns season prediction Part 1 of 4

A plethora of questions lay before the Browns this offseason. McCown or Manziel, what will Danny Shelton do in his first season, and should Farmer have taken more than one receiver in the draft among many others. A lot of these questions will not have any real answer until the season gets underway.Taking a look at the regular season, starting with the first four games, this four...
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Cory’s Corner: No Johnny Manziel could open door for Roger Goodell

I understand what the Browns are thinking. They are trying to protect their quarterback that has lived in a fishbowl dating back to his days as a superstar at Texas A&M. So they requested to not be on the HBO reality show “Hard Knocks.” But just because the cameras won’t be humming, and the microphones won’t be hot doesn’t mean Johnny won’t be Johnny. The attention...
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Washington Redskins one of three potential teams to be featured on Hard Knocks

Since Johnny Manziel’s rehab has the Cleveland Browns uninterested in being on this year’s edition of Hard Knocks, somebody else has to step up. According to a report by ESPN, the Washignton Redskins are one of three potentials: The Browns will NOT be on Hard Knocks this season. 3 teams that are potential participants? HOU, WAS and BUF -> — NFL on...
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Browns, Manziel unlikely to be featured on HBO’s “Hard Knocks”

The Cleveland Browns are one of a handful of NFL teams who could potentially be named to being featured in HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” a reality television show that serves to document the Training Camp of one team, but it appears they may have avoided the nomination. According to ESPNCleveland’s Tony Grossi, the Browns have asked to not be featured and it appears the league may...
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Cleveland Browns object to HBO series and get their wish granted

So far this offseason the Browns are very excited about their rookies and quite possibly more excited that quarterback Johnny Manziel has decided to grow up, for now. Adding an appearance on an HBO show would only complicate the current situation with Johnny Manziel, which was one of the reasons they opposed to being on the show. The Browns don’t want the cameras to hinder the...
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Johnny Manziel to be a full participant in OTAs

After being M.I.A. for the most of the offseason, Johnny Manziel plans to be a full participant in the Browns’ OTA’s this summer. Manziel voluntarily entered a drug and alcohol treatment facility following his rookie stint with the Browns and was released from the facility earlier this April. Manziel has been under the limelight of the media since his Heisman Trophy days at...
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Manziel will practice Tuesday on first day of Browns OTAs

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will be a full participant in practice next Tuesday when the team opens with the first of 10 OTAs, according to a report from It should come as no surprise that Manziel will be working out with the team, as he has apparently been doing all the right things since emerging from his 10-week stay in rehab. Manziel has been spending a lot of...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Skill Position Breakdown

Many questions about the Cleveland Browns lineup remain unanswered going forward towards the season. While they loaded up in talent in some of their weaker positions, mainly defensive line, they were noticeably reluctant to fill the glaring needs at quarterback or receiver. Therefore, we begin our analysis at quarterback. Quarterback Quarterback is perhaps the biggest question...
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Browns 2015 season preview: Quarterbacks outlook

Last season, the Cleveland Browns started three different players at quarterback in Brian Hoyer, Johnny Manziel, and Connor Shaw, en route to a 7–9 record. The problem wasn’t the hot start, but the uneven finish which saw the Browns stumbling to 1–6 over the last 7 games. An offseason shakeup led to Hoyer being replaced […] The post Browns 2015 season preview: Quarterbacks...
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Johnny Manziel a Man of the People at Browns Foundation Golf Outing

The Cleveland Browns Foundation held a charity golf outing at Barrington Golf Club Friday, and true to his new form, Johnny Manziel came out for some fun and posed with fans: My cousin met Johnny Manziel today lol — hallie banc (@hallie_banc) May 15, 2015 Johnny Manziel poses with another golfer in the Browns outing in Aurora on Friday. pic.twitter...
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Johnny Manziel living in golf community with ‘nice, old people’

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel recently moved to the same golf community that teammate Paul Kruger has enjoyed since joining the team in 2013. Manziel moved from a downtown Cleveland condo to a golf community in a suburb on Cleveland’s far west side. “It’s about as polar opposite as you can get,” Kruger said Friday, per Pat McManamon...
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Manziel's new neighborhood has 'old people everywhere'

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has been looking to improve both as a player and person this offseason, and that goal has led him from the inner city to a community that sounds like it has shuffle board tournaments and early bird specials. Browns linebacker Paul Kruger lives in the same neighborhood that Manziel just...Read More
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Pettine was 'ready to move on' from Manziel

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine is apparently not Johnny Manziel’s biggest fan. According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, Pettine was “ready to move on” from the Heisman winner when he went into rehab earlier this winter: “It was Pettine who was ready to move on from Manziel when he entered rehab, one league source told Yahoo Sports. Another league source...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Manziel vs. McCown: Who Gets the Job?

All signs point to Josh McCown becoming the 23rd starter for the Browns organization with his signing to the team this offseason. After only claiming one win with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last season, the city of Cleveland has doubts about his ability to control the offensive side of the ball. At the same time the other current option for the team, Johnny Manziel, had a rookie season...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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