Manziel benched (again)...

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Manziel benched (again)...

Post by UK Phil » Tue Nov 24, 2015 4:56 pm

What are people's thoughts on this?

I don't see the big deal. He went out, had a few drinks in a bye week. Boo f****ing hoo! The NFL currently has players playing who have been accused (and convicted of some horrendous crimes).

Johnny goes for a few beers one night and the world erupts. I just don't get it.

22 years old. Just let the guy get on with his football and let's see if he can do the business on the field. Stop harassing him off it.
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:00 pm

UK Phil wrote:What are people's thoughts on this?

I don't see the big deal. He went out, had a few drinks in a bye week. Boo f****ing hoo! The NFL currently has players playing who have been accused (and convicted of some horrendous crimes).

Johnny goes for a few beers one night and the world erupts. I just don't get it.

22 years old. Just let the guy get on with his football and let's see if he can do the business on the field. Stop harassing him off it.
Well it was the Browns... I Can see why they were upset. They told him to behave, and I guess they thought he didn't. He can't stay out of his own way.
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Post by Mothman » Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:41 pm

Manziel spent 10 weeks in a treatment facility during the offseason for undisclosed reasons, reportedly for substance abuse problems. I imagine that's why the Browns consider this a big deal and if he's an alcoholic who is already slipping back into habits he tried to break earlier this year by going to the aforementioned treatment facility, it IS a big deal.
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Post by jackal » Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:17 pm

He admitted to be drinking the day of the freeway incident as well.

Pretty much all of the beat writers and team sources have said its an drug issue of some
kind, or multiple kinds. :ripple:

some people just can't drink, its that simple...
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Post by Kidfozzy » Wed Nov 25, 2015 6:11 pm

Johnny Manziel
Justin Blackmon
Josh Gordon.

The three J's, what could've been.
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Re: Manziel benched (again)...

Post by jackal » Thu Nov 26, 2015 1:09 am

Justin Blackmon .. I actually kinda wanted him too....I heard the GM saying he couldn't even keep
a current contact number with Blackmon ... wow
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Post by Skoltastic_Voyage » Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:26 pm

Watching the game... yeah Austin Davis making some great plays... off the bench lol
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Post by Skoltastic_Voyage » Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:39 pm

Welp that was something...

Edit: just for the record anyone who wanted that clown Manziel on the Vikes has an appointment with nurse Ratchet.
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Re: Manziel benched (again)...

Post by dead_poet » Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:18 am

Skoltastic_Voyage wrote:Welp that was something...

Edit: just for the record anyone who wanted that clown Manziel on the Vikes has an appointment with nurse Ratchet.
I'll admit it: I was one of those. I still think his ability on the field may make him an asset (he had been showing signs of growth), though it's beyond clear that his personality/attitude/maturity is derailing his career. It'll be interesting to see what the Browns do now that McCown is likely done for the year. Whatever they do, knowing the Browns, it'll be the wrong decision.
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Post by Skoltastic_Voyage » Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:27 pm

dead_poet wrote: I'll admit it: I was one of those. I still think his ability on the field may make him an asset (he had been showing signs of growth), though it's beyond clear that his personality/attitude/maturity is derailing his career. It'll be interesting to see what the Browns do now that McCown is likely done for the year. Whatever they do, knowing the Browns, it'll be the wrong decision.
Probably I still think Davis looked sharp... for one drive anyway but that blocked field goal I was laughing because... well Only the browns.
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Re: Manziel benched (again)...

Post by halfgiz » Tue Dec 01, 2015 4:49 pm

Just wonder if Dallas will eventually end up with Manziel . Jerry seems to like them kind of players.
Davis done good coming off the bench I thought. It just the Ravens wanted the win more.
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Post by dead_poet » Tue Dec 01, 2015 4:56 pm

halfgiz wrote:Just wonder if Dallas will eventually end up with Manziel . Jerry seems to like them kind of players.
Davis done good coming off the bench I thought. It just the Ravens wanted the win more.
I don't know. Seems like a "Jerry" move but he just said today he thinks Romo can play 4-5 more years so...
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Post by Purple bruise » Wed Dec 02, 2015 1:05 am

Mark my words, "Johnny Football will be a Dallas Cowboy by the start of next season" take it to the bank 8)
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Re: Manziel benched (again)...

Post by dead_poet » Wed Dec 02, 2015 11:03 am

Austin Davis will start over Manziel.
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Re: Manziel benched (again)...

Post by halfgiz » Wed Dec 02, 2015 11:53 am

dead_poet wrote:Austin Davis will start over Manziel.
You could be right.
I think there is a lot more going on behind the scenes for him to get demoted to 3rd string. Than what we are hearing about.
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