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Saturday, May 5, 2018

PROFOOTBALLTALK: MANZIEL STILL TAKING HIS TIME

By: Mike Florio

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats may be preparing to join forces with Johnny Manziel, but this doesn’t mean that Johnny Manziel is planning to join forces with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Per a league source, Manziel continues to explore all options, including both the CFL and the fledgling Alliance of American Football. And the AAF becomes a viable option when considering that the CFL continues to refuse to relent on its requirement that Manziel commit for two seasons. That would stop Manziel from joining the NFL until November of 2019.

However, the possibility lingers that the CFL will make a change in order to entice Manziel to come to Canada, allowing him for example to leave after one year, if he plays well enough to attract NFL interest.

Last month, Manziel played a pair of games in the Spring League. That has yet to result in an NFL offer for Manziel, before or (so far) after the draft.

From Manziel’s perspective, there’s no specific timeline for making a decision to join the CFL. The Canadian teams head to training camp later this month, but Manziel won’t necessarily decide before that happens.

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/05/04/manziel-still-looking-at-cfl-aaf-possibilities/

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

If he thinks he can miss training camp and then come in and play, he's sadly mistaken.

Anonymous said...

Just let it go! He is not bigger than the CFL and why would you bring him in? If he does very good, he will leave right away and if he is crappy he will be worse than what you have. He would be nothing but a distraction

Scott Thompson said...

As a general rule, he’s sadly mistaken.

Anonymous said...

who cares

Anonymous said...

I would not be heartbroken if the Media stopped giving us news on this loser. As above poster says" WHO CARES??????"