Sashi Brown, new head of football operations, signaled the end of Johnny Manziel’s tenure with the Cleveland Browns by issuing a scathing statement Tuesday in reaction to the latest off-field incident involving the troubled quarterback.

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Sashi Brown, new head of football operations, signaled the end of Johnny Manziel’s tenure with the Cleveland Browns by issuing a scathing statement Tuesday in reaction to the latest off-field incident involving the troubled quarterback.

The organization is set to dump Manziel on March 9, and Brown indicated as much in his statement that was prompted by events of last weekend.

Police in Fort Worth, Texas, and Dallas are investigating to determine whether an assault occurred when Manziel and his ex-girlfriend engaged in an altercation early Saturday morning. Officers from both police departments said there were no updates as of Tuesday.

Even if Manziel isn’t charged with a crime, he could be disciplined by the NFL. The league is also investigating the matter under its personal-conduct policy.

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“We’ve been clear about expectations for our players on and off the field,” Brown, the franchise’s executive vice president of football operations — who has final say on the 53-man roster — said in the statement. “Johnny’s continual involvement in incidents that run counter to those expectations undermines the hard work of his teammates and the reputation of our organization. His status with our team will be addressed when permitted by league rules. We will have no further comment at this time.”

The phrase “league rules” in Brown’s statement is likely a reference to the team’s salary-cap situation.

NFL rosters will unfreeze Monday, when the waiver system begins the day after the Super Bowl. But the Browns won’t cut Manziel until the new league year begins March 9 because they don’t yet have the salary-cap room needed to make the move after carrying over their $20 million in cap space to the 2016 league year. Once the new league year arrives, the Browns will be able to absorb the $4.624 million it will cost them to waive Manziel, 23, a Heisman Trophy winner from Texas A&M.

Trades can’t be made until the new league year begins, but that is expected to be a moot point in Manziel’s case. His off-field issues will likely preclude another team from giving up anything in exchange for him.

Browns coach Hue Jackson expressed disapproval about the most recent incident involving Manziel during a radio interview Tuesday.

“My general reaction would be disappointment,” Jackson said. “As I’ve said many times, I would like for the Cleveland Browns players to conduct themselves in a manner that represents the organization well. Obviously, that reflected differently on what we want to have happen. Obviously, it’s a process that we’re going through and we’ll continue to go through it.”

Manziel’s 10-week stay last year in an inpatient rehabilitation facility specializing in alcohol- and drug-addiction treatment hasn’t eliminated his hard-partying lifestyle, which has been chronicled online for years. Three days before the Browns fired coach Mike Pettine on Jan. 3, he revealed members of the organization wanted Manziel to get his personal problems addressed again this offseason.

Even before the episode Saturday in Texas, the Browns appeared to be done with Manziel, the 22nd pick in the 2014 draft. Shortly after they hired Jackson, he spoke as if the team would move on from Manziel and mentioned the possibility of drafting a quarterback second or 32nd overall this year.

Notes

• Defensive end Vinny Curry, 27, and the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed on a five-year contract. The deal reportedly is worth $47.25 million, with $23 million guaranteed.

Joseph Randle, 24, a troubled former Dallas Cowboys running back, denied a report by The Dallas Morning News he was cut by the team midway through the 2015 season in part because he was betting on sports.