NFL.com "It's not like these guys aren't trying. No one wants to land in the situation the Ravens or Panthers or Vikings, or even the Cardinals, found themselves in during this most embarrassing of NFL months. Beyond losing the player, or the brand damage, there's the matter of doing the right thing,..." September 20
CBSSports.com "Johnny Manziel is extremely polarizing. He has many fans and probably more critics. Count Merrill Hoge among them, in a big way. Hoge appeared on 102.5 WDVE in Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning and completely torched the Browns rookie quarterback. Hoge claimed Manziel "has no business" playing in..." September 03
Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26
CBSSports.com "Like the swallows of Capistrano or spawning salmon returning to the rivers of their birth, hardcore football fans are instinctively drawn to mock drafts - even ones written before the season has even begun. Obviously there are going to be changes over the next nine months but after a few..." August 18
USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns' quarterback competition is just starting to percolate in Berea. But legendary Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau thinks he knows whom the Browns will start in the regular-season opener in Pittsburgh on Sept. 7. "I'm expecting (Johnny) Manziel to be the..." August 05
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones can’t help himself. Instead of focusing on training camp, Jones gave new life to an old story during a live segment Sunday on the NFL Network. Jones admitted the Cowboys were close to drafting former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 16th overall..." July 28
San Francisco Chronicle "There weren't any "wow" plays from rookie linebacker Khalil Mack on Sunday, the first day players wore pads, but he is drawing some pretty good comparisons from important training-camp observers. "He's reminded me of Clay Matthews from Day 1," Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie said. "He's..." July 28
New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints already knew that first-round draft pick Brandin Cooks was fast. Now coaches are finding out that the rookie receiver is a fast learner, too. Cooks set single-season conference records during his final year at Oregon State, catching 128 passes for 1,730 yards. Those..." July 28
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have been 'alarmed' by some of Johnny Manziel's antics since the draft -- especially a photo of him rolling up a $20 bill in the bathroom of a bar -- and some in the organization feel he's lost ground in the quarterback competition heading into camp, sources have told Northeast Ohio..." July 26
BuffaloBills.com "From the moment Bills fans took their seats to watch the first day of practice, it was obvious who they were there to see: Sammy Watkins. Chants, banners and T-shirts were aplenty as the rookie wide receiver, taken fourth overall in this year’s draft, took to the field with the rest of his team..." July 21
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Troy Aikman said Wednesday he was surprised that Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones passed on Johnny Manziel in the NFL Draft. “I thought there was a real good chance if he fell to the Cowboys’ pick that he would take him,” said Aikman, the former Dallas quarterback turned Fox..." July 17
Tennessean "The Titans and first-round draft pick Taylor Lewan are making steady progress toward a contract and there is optimism a deal will be in place prior to training camp, according to sources familiar with the situation. Players report for camp on July 25 and hit the field on July 26. The tackle..." July 17
Florida Times Union "What Henne does realize he’s keeping the seat warm for Blake Bortles. But until he’s told otherwise by coach Gus Bradley and offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch, Henne is going to talk like a starter (full of confidence), act like a starter (exuding leadership on and off the field) and try and..." July 17
Players in tomorrow’s Supplemental Draft: N Mex WR Chase Clayton, UNC LB Darius Lipford, Va.-Lynch DT Lakendrick Ross & SMU RB Traylon Shead
CBSSports.com "The Buccaneers are expecting a big impact from rookie wide receiver Mike Evans, who should form a rebound receiver tandem with Vincent Jackson. But right now getting Evans in shape is probably a bigger concern. The former Texas A&M standout tweaked his hamstring in OTAs and admitted he's "not..." July 03
ESPN.com "Once the Minnesota Vikings' minicamp concluded last week, it meant rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater wouldn't have a team to practice with until the start of training camp on July 25. But Bridgewater still has a method for studying the Vikings' offense. Bridgewater said last week he's..." June 28
Chris Mortensen said #Browns have talked to Manziel about 'toning it down.' J. Haslam was 'bothered' by some of his actions on social media.
#Browns QB Johnny Manziel said he wants to be starter for Week 1. Won't be satisfied starting season as Brian Hoyer's backup.
Fox Sports Ohio "In two months, Johnny Manziel has been drafted in three different sports. So is the life of one of sports' most scrutinized athletes. Manziel hasn't gotten a call from an NBA team yet (though that draft is Thursday), but he was selected Tuesday by touring exhibition basketball team the..." June 25
Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns need to tell Johnny Manziel to slow down. If they’ve already delivered the message, they should do it again. They should do it every chance they get because, well, the celebrity rookie continues to party every chance he gets. A month ago, I defended the trip Manziel took to Las Vegas..." June 24
ESPN.com "Johnny Manziel settled down to business as a quarterback in the NFL this week, agreeing to terms on a rookie contract while even drawing the praise of Aaron Rodgers for how the Heisman winner has handled himself. But at least one Cleveland Browns teammate thinks Manziel should continue to heed..." June 21
Covers.com "A court overturned a decision to dismiss the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL for collusion stemming from salary cap penalties toward the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in 2012. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reportedly overturned a decision by Judge David..." June 20
USA Today "The last time I talked to Drew Brees, we were in Orlando at the NFL Players Association meetings in late March, and the conversation inevitably turned to Darren Sproles, whom the New Orleans Saints had traded to the Philadelphia Eagles a few days earlier. Brees, the Saints’ star quarterback,..." June 19
Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles has signed his rookie contract ahead of the team’s second mini-camp practice. The Jaguars posted a picture of Bortles signing the paperwork shortly before 8 a.m. The four-year deal is worth $20,654,796 and includes a signing bonus of $13,341,672 and a salary..." June 18
Breaking: Browns have agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Johnny Manziel pic.twitter.com/qIaRCAXCIV
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have agreed to terms with No. 22 overall pick Johnny Manziel, the club announced. Manziel heads into camp as the No. 2 quarterback behind Brian Hoyer. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Browns coach Mike Pettine stressed last week that Hoyer is "securely ahead' of..." June 17
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have declined to comment on Johnny Manziel's latest partying controversy -- the "money phone'' video on Instagram. A team spokesman said the club will not respond to the video, in which Manziel is holding a big stack of money and pretending it's a phone. Manziel tries to talk into..." June 17
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Mike Pettine said Thursday that Brian Hoyer is "securely ahead' of Johnny Manziel heading into training camp next month and will be No. 1 on the depth chart, but that his lead is not "insurmountable'' for Manziel. "It's been hard to evaluate because Brian hasn't been able to take..." June 13
Houston Chronicle "Texans rookie defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had sports hernia surgery, coach Bill O’Brien said Friday at NRG Stadium. Clowney, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft, was dealing with a groin injury. O’Brien said Clowney was evaluated in Philadelphia and the team decided the best option..." June 13
Pro Football Talk "The Browns aren’t worried about what Johnny Manziel does off the field. Or on a field that isn’t a football field. Less than a week after the Padres made Manziel a 28th-round draft pick, coach Mike Pettine said the team has no concerns about Manziel possibly choosing to play baseball. “My..." June 12
Good stuff from @EddieGeorge2727 on Manziel: "It tells me he's more wrapped in being a celebrity than being in his playbook."
More Eddie George on Manziel: "You can't be a franchise quarterback from Vegas, I'm sorry." Added he's more into celebrity than his craft.
focusing on 3 cities for now to potentially host next year's Draft (NYC, Chi, LA). other cities remain in the mix
Detroit News "Pretty good week for the Lions’ Kyle Van Noy. On Saturday, he will marry his long-time love, former Miss Utah Marissa Powell. On Wednesday, he got a nice wedding present from his employer. The Lions signed Van Noy, their second-round pick in last month’s draft, to a four-year rookie contract...." June 05
Sporting News "There will be no Super Bowl L. Oh, don't worry, the NFL's annual championship game and crossover sports spectacle will still take place at the San Francisco 49ers' new Levi's Stadium in 2016. It just won't be labeled with a Roman numeral that translates to English shorthand for "loser." The..." June 05
Houston Chronicle "A Florida judge has dismissed a $25 million lawsuit that was filed against Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel last month, according to a TMZ report. The suit, which was filed by Jonathan Lee Riches, a former federal prisoner who is known for filing frivolous lawsuits." June 04
Tennessean "Titans rookie tackle Taylor Lewan has said repeatedly he was merely breaking up a fight the night he was charged in an incident while in college. His ex-girlfriend and the alleged victim say otherwise. Lewan, a first-round pick of the Titans who played at Michigan, is facing three..." May 30
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "For months, the name Colt Lyerla has been synonymous with a government conspiracy, a cocaine arrest, trouble. This was a welcome change of pace. At Thursday's OTA practice, the Green Bay Packers rookie tight end made a high, outstretched catch and was showered with loud cheers at Ray..." May 30
#Packers have agreed to terms with 1st-round pick, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, on a contract, according to a league source. Terms not available yet.
Fox Sports "If you're expecting Johnny Manziel to become a hermet because he's now a rookie in the NFL, think again. The Browns quarterback addressed the backlash to his highly publicized weekend trip to Las Vegas on Wednesday. There were no regrets and no apologies. Browns coach Mike Pettine also..." May 28
Akron Beacon Journal "Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel defended his choice to party in Las Vegas this past weekend and insisted the trip doesn’t have any affect whatsoever on his commitment to an NFL career. “I don’t live my life according to you guys [in the media] or according to what other people think of..." May 28
.@sammywatkins on signing his rookie deal: "(Now) every day I can worry about football"
Akron Beacon Journal "The celebrity status of Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has caused a stir once again. After participating in the team’s rookie camp and its first offseason organized team activity, Manziel went to Las Vegas during his time off and was seen partying with New England Patriots..." May 27
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel took a break from organized team activities and bizarre fake lawsuits to party it up in Las Vegas over the Memorial Day weekend. It was the kind of holiday weekend one might expect from Johnny Football, complete with celebrity pals, ringside seats, bikini-clad..." May 26
Pro Football Talk "Whoever filed the fake lawsuit against Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel may be getting sued. The woman named as the plaintiff in the lawsuit, HLN contributor Samantha Schacher, said via Twitter that the civil complaint filed in a Florida federal court is indeed a hoax. She claims that the..." May 24
Larry Brown Sports "As we all expected, the sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Johnny Manziel earlier this month was nothing more than a hoax that someone slipped through the cracks in a Florida courtroom. The suit was filed under the name Samantha Schacher, as in the cohost of the “Dr. Drew on Call” show on..." May 24
Pro Football Talk "Maybe justice really is blind. Stupid, too. While the lawsuit filed in Florida against Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will provide: (1) plenty of entertainment on what could have been a slow day before a holiday weekend; and (2) an array of terms that fans of opposing teams can use to..." May 23
This joke "lawsuit" is obviously 1000000% fake and/ or frivolous. Embarrassing I even have say this after reading the nonsense.
|1||Texans||Jadeveon Clowney||South Carolina|
|6||Falcons||Jake Matthews||Texas A&M|
|7||Buccaneers||Mike Evans||Texas A&M|
|8||Browns*||Justin Gilbert||Oklahoma State|
|10||Lions||Eric Ebron||North Carolina|