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Johnny Manziel’s Lawyer Leaves Legal Team After Leaking Details About Domestic Violence Case

Johnny Manziel (Reuters Pictures)

David Hookstead Sports And Entertainment Editor
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Johnny Manziel and his former lawyer Bob Hinton have parted ways after Hinton leaked details suggesting Manziel was seeking a plea deal in his domestic violence case.

Hinton sent an accidental message to the Associated Press claiming that the former Cleveland Browns quarterback’s legal team was seeking a deal, but “Heaven help us if one of the conditions is to pee in a bottle.” (PHOTOS: Check Out The Model Manziel Scooped Up During Unemployment)

Manziel’s publicist Denise Michaels announced Monday morning that Hinton was no longer on Manziel’s legal team. (SLIDESHOW: This Gorgeous OlympianLoves To Show Off Lots Of Skin)

Manziel has been charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly hitting his ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley. (RELATED: Johnny Manziel Officially Indicted. Read The Report)

The former Heisman winner is a free agent, and it’s highly unlikely he’ll be back in the NFL by the start of the 2016 season.

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