Manziel enjoys his free time
The Cleveland Browns apparently aren’t worried about rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel from Texas A&M running out of bounds off the field. Or floating in pools.
After a weekend of partying in Texas, where he was photographed floating on an inflatable swan while seemingly drinking champagne in a nightclub pool, Manziel was on the field Tuesday as the Browns opened a mandatory three-day minicamp.
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After practice, Browns first-year coach Mike Pettine said he is not worried about how Manziel, 21, spends his free time.
“I would become concerned if it was something criminal and I would be concerned if it affected his job,” Pettine said. “There’s a lot of our guys, if when they leave here if they were followed around, you’d get some very similar pictures. I don’t know about an inflatable swan, but you’d still get some pictures.”
Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner known as Johnny Football, was the 22nd player drafted this year.
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