Sport Manziel shows some his skills of yore in pro football return

05:52  08 april  2018
05:52  08 april  2018 Source:   usatoday.com

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In February, former Heisman Trophy winner and first-round NFL draft pick Johnny Manziel joined The Spring League in hopes of resurrecting a pro football career that seemed over after the Cleveland Browns released him in early 2016.

On Saturday, Manziel made his pro football return, playing for the South team in The Spring League's opening weekend of play in Austin.

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Based on photos that emerged this week, Manziel has lost a lot of weight, putting him well below his official NFL.com weight of 210. The images make it even more clear that Manziel currently has no interest in playing pro football .

Next season, Manziel will have the same national impact on some lucky city that Tebow did on He missed a series while, presumably, taking a pain-killing injection, then returned to complete his next nine passes. Manziel convinced Gruden he will not take that kind of a risk in pro football .

Manziel threw his first pro touchdown pass since December of 2015 (vs. the Seattle Seahawks in a 30-13 loss for the Browns), scrambling to his right to find receiver Antwan Goodley, who dove to complete the touchdown play.

Earlier, Manziel rolled out to connect on a long pass play to Goodley, who appears to have emerged as Manziel's go-to target.

Manziel also pulled off a quarterback keeper for a short gain.

Manziel recently participated in the pro days of the University of San Diego and Texas A&M. With his sights set on an NFL return, Manziel expressed interest in playing in the CFL as a possible pathway back.

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#Johnny Manziel was nothing short of a complete failure during his time in Cleveland. Despite a few flashes on the field of the skills that won him a Heisman Though teams have been understandably skeptical if "Johnny Football " has really changed, they have shown interest in his pro day workouts.

Manziel has not shown much at any level football since 2013. football skills than Manziel , but also decent character traits, Manziel ’s Achilles heel as far as ever having a future in pro football . June Jones is a solid football man. Manziel has more football talent in his pinkie than anyone who writes

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Watch: Manziel returns missed field goal at Texas A&M spring game .
As the first half of Texas A&M’s spring game wound to a close, Daniel La Camera lined up for a 61-yard field goal. He missed the kick, but the crowd still cheered because Johnny Manziel made an appearance.The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner caught the attempt, emerged from the end zone and sprinted about 35 yards down the right sideline toward 12th Man Cullen Gillaspia.Alex Miller of the Dallas Morning News posted a video of the moment.Not sure if this was scripted, but Daniel LaCamera’s 61-yard FG try is short and fielded by Johnny Manziel. pic.twitter.

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