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Johnny Manziel Has Reportedly Been Offered A Workout

first_imgJohnny Manziel warming up before a Browns game.CLEVELAND, OH – DECEMBER 13: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns warms up prior to the game against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 13, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)Earlier this week, the CFL announced Johnny Manziel had been kicked out of the league. According to a release from the league, Manziel “contravened the agreement which made him eligible to play in the league.”The CFL went on to inform its teams that the league will not register a future contract for the former college football star. With his apparent banishment from the CFL, Manziel will have to look at other options if he wants to continue his football career.The Alliance of American Football and XFL are two avenues he could explore. According to a report from USA Today, AAF chairman Tom Dundon said the league reached out to Manziel’s camp.Dundon said the league offered Manziel an opportunity to work out for teams. According to Dundon, the San Antonio Commanders own Manziel’s rights due to the league’s college allocation system. However, all eight teams would be invited to a potential workout for the former Texas A&M star.“Right now, it’s a decision of the GMs, and they can decide what they want to do,” Dundon told USA TODAY Sports.“If talent-wise this is close, the negative of him is that there is drama with him and you are trying to win games and build a team. The positive is that he brings in fans and attention.”Manziel played in eight games for the Montreal Alouettes, completing over 64-percent of his passes for the team. He racked up nearly 1,300 yards through the air, but had a subpar touchdown-to-interception ratio of 5-to-7.Now we’ll have to wait and see if he chooses to play football.last_img read more