|Current Team||Texas A&M|
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns' quarterback competition is just starting to percolate in Berea. But legendary Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau thinks he knows whom the Browns will start in the regular-season opener in Pittsburgh on Sept. 7. "I'm expecting (Johnny) Manziel to be the..." August 05
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones can’t help himself. Instead of focusing on training camp, Jones gave new life to an old story during a live segment Sunday on the NFL Network. Jones admitted the Cowboys were close to drafting former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 16th overall..." July 28
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have been 'alarmed' by some of Johnny Manziel's antics since the draft -- especially a photo of him rolling up a $20 bill in the bathroom of a bar -- and some in the organization feel he's lost ground in the quarterback competition heading into camp, sources have told Northeast Ohio..." July 26
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Troy Aikman said Wednesday he was surprised that Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones passed on Johnny Manziel in the NFL Draft. “I thought there was a real good chance if he fell to the Cowboys’ pick that he would take him,” said Aikman, the former Dallas quarterback turned Fox..." July 17
Chris Mortensen said #Browns have talked to Manziel about 'toning it down.' J. Haslam was 'bothered' by some of his actions on social media.
#Browns QB Johnny Manziel said he wants to be starter for Week 1. Won't be satisfied starting season as Brian Hoyer's backup.
Fox Sports Ohio "In two months, Johnny Manziel has been drafted in three different sports. So is the life of one of sports' most scrutinized athletes. Manziel hasn't gotten a call from an NBA team yet (though that draft is Thursday), but he was selected Tuesday by touring exhibition basketball team the..." June 25
Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns need to tell Johnny Manziel to slow down. If they’ve already delivered the message, they should do it again. They should do it every chance they get because, well, the celebrity rookie continues to party every chance he gets. A month ago, I defended the trip Manziel took to Las Vegas..." June 24
ESPN.com "Johnny Manziel settled down to business as a quarterback in the NFL this week, agreeing to terms on a rookie contract while even drawing the praise of Aaron Rodgers for how the Heisman winner has handled himself. But at least one Cleveland Browns teammate thinks Manziel should continue to heed..." June 21
Breaking: Browns have agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Johnny Manziel pic.twitter.com/qIaRCAXCIV
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have agreed to terms with No. 22 overall pick Johnny Manziel, the club announced. Manziel heads into camp as the No. 2 quarterback behind Brian Hoyer. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Browns coach Mike Pettine stressed last week that Hoyer is "securely ahead' of..." June 17
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have declined to comment on Johnny Manziel's latest partying controversy -- the "money phone'' video on Instagram. A team spokesman said the club will not respond to the video, in which Manziel is holding a big stack of money and pretending it's a phone. Manziel tries to talk into..." June 17
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Mike Pettine said Thursday that Brian Hoyer is "securely ahead' of Johnny Manziel heading into training camp next month and will be No. 1 on the depth chart, but that his lead is not "insurmountable'' for Manziel. "It's been hard to evaluate because Brian hasn't been able to take..." June 13
Pro Football Talk "The Browns aren’t worried about what Johnny Manziel does off the field. Or on a field that isn’t a football field. Less than a week after the Padres made Manziel a 28th-round draft pick, coach Mike Pettine said the team has no concerns about Manziel possibly choosing to play baseball. “My..." June 12
Good stuff from @EddieGeorge2727 on Manziel: "It tells me he's more wrapped in being a celebrity than being in his playbook."
More Eddie George on Manziel: "You can't be a franchise quarterback from Vegas, I'm sorry." Added he's more into celebrity than his craft.
Houston Chronicle "A Florida judge has dismissed a $25 million lawsuit that was filed against Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel last month, according to a TMZ report. The suit, which was filed by Jonathan Lee Riches, a former federal prisoner who is known for filing frivolous lawsuits." June 04
Fox Sports "If you're expecting Johnny Manziel to become a hermet because he's now a rookie in the NFL, think again. The Browns quarterback addressed the backlash to his highly publicized weekend trip to Las Vegas on Wednesday. There were no regrets and no apologies. Browns coach Mike Pettine also..." May 28
Akron Beacon Journal "Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel defended his choice to party in Las Vegas this past weekend and insisted the trip doesn’t have any affect whatsoever on his commitment to an NFL career. “I don’t live my life according to you guys [in the media] or according to what other people think of..." May 28
Akron Beacon Journal "The celebrity status of Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has caused a stir once again. After participating in the team’s rookie camp and its first offseason organized team activity, Manziel went to Las Vegas during his time off and was seen partying with New England Patriots..." May 27
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel took a break from organized team activities and bizarre fake lawsuits to party it up in Las Vegas over the Memorial Day weekend. It was the kind of holiday weekend one might expect from Johnny Football, complete with celebrity pals, ringside seats, bikini-clad..." May 26
Pro Football Talk "Whoever filed the fake lawsuit against Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel may be getting sued. The woman named as the plaintiff in the lawsuit, HLN contributor Samantha Schacher, said via Twitter that the civil complaint filed in a Florida federal court is indeed a hoax. She claims that the..." May 24
Larry Brown Sports "As we all expected, the sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Johnny Manziel earlier this month was nothing more than a hoax that someone slipped through the cracks in a Florida courtroom. The suit was filed under the name Samantha Schacher, as in the cohost of the “Dr. Drew on Call” show on..." May 24
Pro Football Talk "Maybe justice really is blind. Stupid, too. While the lawsuit filed in Florida against Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will provide: (1) plenty of entertainment on what could have been a slow day before a holiday weekend; and (2) an array of terms that fans of opposing teams can use to..." May 23
This joke "lawsuit" is obviously 1000000% fake and/ or frivolous. Embarrassing I even have say this after reading the nonsense.
Deadspin.com "We don't really know what to make of this, but a tipster just sent along a motion for a restraining order that a woman named Samantha Schacher recently filed against Johnny Manziel in Florida. The motion asks for $25 million in damages, and contains lines like: "On Christmas Eve, 2013, Johnny..." May 23
ESPN.com "Brian Hoyer worked with the first team Wednesday at the Cleveland Browns' offseason practice, with Johnny Manziel up third. The Browns followed through on the plan to make Manziel earn his spot, and on some plays during the workout, the rookie showed why. "I just think just like any other..." May 21
ESPN.com "Cleveland quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains said a text he received from Johnny Manziel on the opening night of the NFL draft last Thursday helped get the ball rolling toward the Browns picking the former Texas A&M star quarterback. During a radio interview on "SportsTalk with Bo Mattingly" on..." May 17
CSN Baltimore "When it comes to Johnny Manziel, the Cleveland Browns apparently are trying to put the toothpaste back in the tube. Attempting to limit the glare that will be following their first-round draft pick, the Browns reportedly want to keep national media away from their rookie minicamp this weekend...." May 16
SI.com "Though it was reported by Jay Glazer that the Vikings and Browns jousted for the 22nd pick (absolutely true), they were not alone. The source said that another team, not Minnesota, was the leader in the clubhouse when Eagles GM Howie Roseman told Cleveland GM Ray Farmer with three minutes left in..." May 13
Akron Beacon Journal "Before rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel steps onto the field for his first NFL practice this weekend, coach Mike Pettine said the Browns will discuss how to handle him. Hopefully the Browns realize handling him and coaching him are entirely different things. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones..." May 12
Pro Football Talk "It’s clear that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had a strong degree of interest in quarterback Johnny Manziel. Ultimately, Jones disregarded the fact that Manziel was the highest-rated player on the Cowboys’ draft board at pick No. 16 and selected tackle Zack Martin. But what if Martin hadn’t been..." May 10
ESPN.com "Johnny Manziel was the highest-rated player on the team's draft board when the Dallas Cowboys went on the clock with the 16th overall pick, team owner/general manager Jerry Jones said Friday. But there's only room at Valley Ranch for one celebrity quarterback. Tony Romo is entrenched as the..." May 10
Vikings thrilled to get Bridgewater but confirmed that Manziel WAS their #1 qb and they did try to go up and get him
SI.com "Although he had to wait a little longer than he anticipated (which resulted in the hashtag #BeforeManzielGetsDrafted taking over Twitter), when Johnny Football finally found his landing spot in Cleveland it was clear that the two sides were excited about the match. The Cleveland Browns fan..." May 09
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Johnny Football is coming to Cleveland. The Browns made Johnny Manziel, the Texas A&M quarterback, the 22nd overall pick of NFL Draft 2014, bringing instant excitement and attention to a team that hasn't had much of either over the last decade. The Browns had passed on Manziel once already..." May 09
Rotoworld "According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the "widespread feeling" around the league is that Johnny Manziel will come off the board between No. 3 and No. 13. Schefter lists the Jaguars at No. 3, the Bucs at No. 7, the Vikings at No. 8 and the Rams at No. 13 as Manziel's most likely suitors. According..." May 08
Johnny Football is still a possibility for #Vikings at No. 8. Owners are flying in for a late, pre-draft meeting where the call will be made
I think the people who share the draft room with Jerry Jones believe they have him convinced not to take @JManziel2. We'll see if he's at 16
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "At long last, the finish line is in sight for this marathon otherwise known as the NFL draft. Tonight the smoke clears and rumor becomes reality. Locally, a lot of the smokescreen cleared up Wednesday night at Rams Park. The Rams held their annual pre-draft event for season-ticket holders, and..." May 08
Landed in NYC. Spent a lot of time on the Manziel shell game over the last couple months. I believe he'll be a Tampa Bay Buccaneer tomorrow.
ESPN.com "On the eve of the NFL draft, Johnny Manziel said he has no idea which team will pick him but that any quarterback-needy team that passes on him will regret it. "I believe they will, personally," he said Wednesday at a league-sponsored function in Lower Manhattan. "I know in my heart how good I..." May 08
SI.com "While the NFL parlor game called "Where will Johnny Go?'' rages on, here are the draft rumblings I'm hearing as the wide-open first round looms Thursday night in New York's Radio City Music Hall ... This week's strong and completely contrasting media reports about Cleveland's intent on drafting..." May 07
CBSSports.com "Since nobody seems to know which about-to-be-drafted quarterback will go where and to whom, we might as well listen to Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to get his thoughts on the matter. Roethlisberger's take: he likes Johnny Manziel and Blake Bortles, but if he wanted a long-term..." May 07
Nike has signed quarterbacks Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles, Derek Carr & Teddy Bridgewater.
Pro Football Talk "If the Jaguars draft Johnny Manziel tomorrow night, he may not be thrilled about his new home. That’s the word from Don Banks of Sports Illustrated, who reports that Manziel isn’t wild about the idea of landing in Jacksonville. According to Banks, that’s not a matter of having anything..." May 07
Denver Post "One NFL source close to the draftable quarterback situation said the buzz is Johnny Manziel going to Jacksonville with the Jaguars’ No. 3 overall pick. And the Cleveland Browns taking Blake Bortles at No. 4. This scenario makes sense. The Jaguars are paying $4.5 million to veteran Chad Henne..." May 07
Word's spreading among media here that Manziel is going to Jacksonville at 3.
|1||Texans||Jadeveon Clowney||South Carolina|
|6||Falcons||Jake Matthews||Texas A&M|
|7||Buccaneers||Mike Evans||Texas A&M|
|8||Browns*||Justin Gilbert||Oklahoma State|
|10||Lions||Eric Ebron||North Carolina|
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