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Browns’ Johnny Manziel: ’Johnny Football took over me’

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he got caught up in the hype surrounding his “Johnny Football” persona and hopes to close a regrettable chapter in his life. Speaking for the …


Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he “let down” fans

CLEVELAND – Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has expressed remorse and asked for privacy following a 10-week stay in rehab. In his first public comments since he entered a treatment facility …


Manziel out of rehab

Johnny Manziel has taken the first steps in his comeback. The Cleveland Browns quarterback was released from a rehab facility Saturday after more than 10 weeks, a person familiar with …


Browns rookie Johnny Manziel enters treatment vowing to change lifestyle

CLEVELAND – Johnny Manziel has sought help to change his off-field lifestyle. Following a rough rookie season in the NFL, Manziel, 22, has entered a treatment program for unspecified reasons, …


Jay Cutler will return as starting QB for Chicago Bears with Jimmy Clausen injured

Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen will miss the final game of the season because of a concussion, and Jay Cutler will move back into the lineup. The Bears say Clausen …


Newton says booing Manziel injury ‘classless’

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton said the Panthers fans who cheered when Johnny Manziel injured his hamstring in the second quarter are “classless.” Manziel did not return to the game after …


NFL Notes: Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer expects to keep starting job over rookie Johnny Manziel

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer says his confidence has not been shaken and believes he should keep his starting job over rookie Johnny Manziel. Hoyer was replaced by Manziel in …


Baltimore Ravens deal New Orleans Saints third straight loss; Buffalo Bills emerge from snow bank to bury New York Jets

Justin Forsett ripped off one long run after another, and the Baltimore Ravens battered Drew Brees into a very costly mistake. Forsett rushed for 182 yards and two touchdowns, and …


Destiny calls

Usually, I pick my NFL Teams of Destiny after hundreds of hours poring over game film, scouting reports and sabermetrical data, plus a quick call to Ron Jaworski.* (*-To be …


MLB notes: Johnny Manziel fined $12,000 for middle finger flip

Johnny Manziel has been slapped on the finger. The NFL fined the Browns rookie quarterback $12,000 on Friday for flipping his middle finger at Washington’s sideline, a person familiar with …


NFL notes: Browns not ready to name starting quarterback

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine has not picked his starting quarterback. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven’t convinced him they deserve the job. Pettine had been expected to announce whether …


Browns quarterbacks unimpressive

Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn’t make Mike Pettine’s decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach. Manziel struggled to hit open receivers and added …


Manziel’s debut promising

Johnny Manziel showed off some of his fancy footwork, and the Cleveland rookie looked sharp with his arm too in his preseason debut, although the Browns lost to the Detroit …


Johnny Manziel to make preseason debut

Johnny Manziel will have his first real chance to show how he measures up against live NFL competition when the Cleveland Browns play at Detroit today ( 4:30 p.m., NFL …


Manziel has top-selling jersey

Second on Cleveland’s depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. The popular rookie quarterback, who will begin his first training camp this week as a backup, had the …


Manziel: ‘I don’t think I’m doing anything wrong’

BEREA, Ohio – Johnny’s gonna play and Johnny’s gonna party. Tired of scrutiny about how he spends his weekends away from football and drained by the spotlight that follows him, …


Kinsler a fit for Tigers

Ian Kinsler says joining the Detroit Tigers has been a bit of a relief so far. His team is in first place and he’s among the league leaders in hitting …


Sam’s jersey hot item

The 249th pick in the NFL draft has the second most popular jersey of all the players selected last weekend. Michael Sam’s Rams jersey was the No. 2 seller among …


Former EWU stars to join NFL minicamps

Three former Eastern Washington players will get their opportunities in the National Football League starting later this week at rookie mini-camps, including two with the Seattle Seahawks. Defensive tackle Andru …


NFL DRAFT: Texans pick Jadeveon Clowney; Johnny Manziel to Browns

NEW YORK – For nearly three years, Jadeveon Clowney couldn’t wait to get to the NFL, and the league was just as eager to add the player some called the …


Johnny Manziel wows elder Bush, others at pro day

Quarterback Johnny Manziel put on a show at his NFL pro day for an audience that included former President George H.W. Bush. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner threw for 75 …


Manziel sticks to football business at NFL combine

Quarterback Johnny Manziel was all business Friday at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. He walked to the podium, provided mostly thoughtful, deliberate answers and suggested some of his previous …


Winston appears unfazed at Heisman press conference

NEW YORK – Jameis Winston smiled and laughed, posing for pictures with the other Heisman Trophy finalists and the big bronze statue that he is expected to take home. And …


Six Heisman finalists

Florida State’s Jameis Winston, Northern Illinois’ Jordan Lynch, Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, Alabama’s AJ McCarron, Auburn’s Tre Mason and Boston College’s Andre Williams are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. …


Manziel penalty? A half vs. Rice

HOUSTON – Johnny Football’s season will start a little late. Johnny Manziel was suspended for the first half of Texas A&M’s opening game against Rice on Saturday for what the …


Manziel issue gets thicker

Another day, another report from ESPN citing evidence from an unnamed source that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel signed memorabilia in exchange for money. In Tuesday’s report, an East Coast …


NCAA targets Manziel

ESPN reported the NCAA is investigating whether Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was paid for signing hundreds of autographs in January. Citing unidentified sources, ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” said the …


Manziel draws a crowd at SEC Media Days

HOOVER, Ala. – Johnny Manziel strode into Southeastern Conference Media Days and was swarmed by hundreds of reporters and dozens of television cameras. If the Texas A&M quarterback was troubled …


Manziel, Texas A&M beat Oklahoma 41-13 in Cotton

ARLINGTON, Texas – Johnny Manziel tiptoed the sideline for a 23-yard touchdown on Texas A&M’s first drive of the game. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback known as Johnny Football and the …


Manziel is first freshman to win Heisman Trophy

NEW YORK – He’s Johnny Best in Football now – and a freshman, at that. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first newcomer to win the Heisman Trophy, taking …