Browns threatening Johnny Manziel package again

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Maybe this is the week that we see the Johnny Manziel package. You know? The package of Johnny Manziel plays that had the Steelers prepping and talking ahead of the Browns’ week one loss? Of course Manziel didn’t see the field, even as CBS’ cameras strained to catch snippets of Johnny Football clapping after a

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Manziel jersey sales are tops in the NFL, trending down

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Johnny Manziel’s jersey is still very popular despite the fact that he’s not the Cleveland Browns’ starting quarterback just yet. Dick’s Sporting Goods keeps track of such things and releases stats, likely as a way to get people to think and talk about jerseys. In their report, you can see Manziel’s jerseys decline as a

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WFNY Exclusive: G.L.C. Song 2014

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This year’s Great Lakes Classic is happening tomorrow night and it’s a pre-season all about Johnny Football. My friend is the creator of the original GLC song and he gave me the newest iteration today. Enjoy!

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John Turner discusses his time covering Johnny Manziel in high school – WFNY Podcast – 2014-06-17

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John Turner of The Sporting News was kind enough to join me and talk about his time covering Johnny Manziel way back in high school. We talked about just how good and competitive Johnny Manziel is. We talked about his off-field antics. We also spent some time talking about the existing sports media culture including

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Some @sportsyelling about Lonnie Chisenhall, Internet cliches, Katy Perry vs. Lady Gaga and Johnny Manziel – WFNY Podcast – 2014-05-20

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Always fun to talk to @sportsyelling about everything. This time I wanted to help everyone get to know her even that much more before we talked about sports. So, I asked about movies, music, internet cliches and some other stuff before talking about… Lonnie Chisenhall Michael Brantley’s walk-off winner Carlos Santana’s struggles Jason Kipnis’ statements about

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Why Johnny Manziel should start…On the bench

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Now that the Browns have drafted Johnny Manziel and are heading into rookie mini camp this weekend, the proclamations have begun. I’ll try not to create any straw men here, but I’m pretty confident most of us have heard variations on the following phrase. People say, “You don’t draft a guy in the first round to

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Browns look to avoid “Tebow situation” with Johnny Manziel at rookie mini-camp

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The Cleveland Browns are going to do everything they can to control the narrative of their football team, it seems. They have decided to be ultra protective with their high profile rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel, apparently barring national media from rookie mini-camp. Wow, the Browns told me the national media is barred from their rookie

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2014 NFL Draft: Johnny Manziel, Josh Gordon, Michael Sam and Don Jones – WFNY Podcast – 2014-05-12

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It’s been quite a while since I talked to Jon on the podcast, but I asked him to keep tabs on the NFL draft as a passive Browns fan who is married to a real Browns fan. We ended up talking a lot about draft value, trades, Johnny Football, Josh Gordon’s impending suspension and the

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2014 NFL Draft: Scott Raab talks Johnny Manziel, Josh Gordon and the Sin Tax – WFNY Podcast – 2014-05-10

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A lot of people asked for it, and I got the fateful text last week that said Scott was ready and had something to say! In all seriousness, I loved talking to Scott Raab every week and I love talking to him whenever I get the chance to now. With the Johnny Manziel draft pick

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Johnny Manziel draft reaction videos tell the tale

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It’s 2014 and people are videotaping everything. That can sometimes be troubling, but on a night where the Browns drafted Johnny Manziel it’s pretty useful. Here are some of the more fun reaction videos I found today. Here’s the ESPN Cleveland party with Aaron Goldhammer and Tony Rizzo. There are a couple naysayers in there,

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Johnny Manziel to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated (along with a Mike Holmgren quote)

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Johnny Football doesn’t know where he’s going in the draft, but he knows who at least one of his detractors is. His quote will join him on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Draft Preview issue. Former Browns Prez, Mike Holmgren says of Manziel, “Too Playground, too freelancey” When I think of Mike Holmgren’s reign as defacto owner

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Have you seen Johnny Football in Cleveland today?

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The word is out that Johnny Manziel is having his visit in Cleveland today. Have you seen him? Johnny Manziel is having his visit with the Cleveland #Browns today, per source. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 23, 2014 As I said yesterday, I’m really not sure that draft boards are changing that drastically at this

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2014 NFL Draft, re-upping Brian Hoyer, Mike Evans over Sammy Watkins and C.J. Mosely – WFNY Podcast – 2014-04-15

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The fake Jim Kanicki or the real Mike Burgermeister joined me to talk through some Browns topics. We talked about the 2014 NFL draft, specifically who the Browns should take at #4. Mike Evans vs. Sammy Watkins and talking about three studs on the offensive line. Finally, we talked a bit about NFL draft cliches.

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Talking Browns and NFL combine with @jimkanicki – WFNY Podcast – 2014-02-27

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Jim Kanicki (Mike Burgermeister) joined me today to discuss all things Browns. We talked about the Browns decision to release D’Qwell Jackson, the shakeup of the front office, the free agencies of Alex Mack and T.J. Ward, Mike Pettine and lots about the combine. Is the combine meaningful? If so, how meaningful? Check out this

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Pic: More Johnny Football Fan Art Puts Manziel in Browns Colors

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We’ve spent a lot of time talking about Johnny Manziel already. He’s spent time talking about the Browns in the past week. It’s no wonder that talented graphic artists continue to use their talents to put Johnny in Cleveland colors well ahead of the NFL Draft. Here’s another really good rendition of Johnny wearing the

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