Jamarcus Manziel

Saw a ProFootballTalk article on the disaster that is Johnny Manziel’s career so far. Apparently Manziel isn’t trying, and he’s a complete party boy. One of his Browns teammates claimed Manziel was a “100% joke” as a rookie:

“During the draft process, not one person interviewed by the team said he was going to grow up,” a source directly involved in the drafting of Manziel told ESPN.com. “You can’t blame Johnny. This is who he is. The team knew that.”

One of the defining moments of Manziel’s rookie season was after his injury, resulting in his inability to play the season finale. Apparently he was incapacitated after a party he threw and the Browns made up stuff to account for his absence from practice the next day:

It came to a head for the Browns on the final weekend of the regular season, when he didn’t show up at the facility on Saturday morning for treatment. Per the report, team security went to Manziel’s apartment and found the player “drunk off his ass.” The team put out the word that he was “late” for treatment on an injured hamstring; per the report, players didn’t see him at all until it was time to fly to Baltimore for the regular-season finale.

Pathetic. We used to believe in J.F. Football before, now he’s simply Jamarcus Manziel. Actually, we didn’t believe in him judging from a conversation I had with my supervisor. Oh well. Same result. Except Jamarcus Russell played for three years before washing out. Manziel has started two games. Terrible.

Maybe Jerry Jones can pick him up after the Browns cut him.


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I love sports. I don't love the hype, homerism, ratings talk, self-important egomaniacs, bias or any of the other nonsense you get with the national media. Nor will you get the two clowns on sports talk radio who stage phony arguments. It doesn't make it entertaining. It makes it time to turn on your iPod and jam instead of listening to white noise generators. This is the sports blog for you, the ones who don't like everything Los Angeles or New York. Just because the sporting media is based there doesn't mean we have to like their teams. We do treat them fairly, though. That means if one of those cities has an average QB who plays particularly well...we'll note it. If they're garbage, we'll say so. Instead of crying "why, why, why" like a certain sports media homer did in his radio broadcast. This isn't my job...I have a real one. Nevertheless, I'll post here when I make an observation. Common sense in sports is nearly dead. Now we're attempting to bring it back.
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