Johnny Manziel’s Return To Pro Football Looks Like A Done Deal After This Move

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Johnny Manziel’s arrival to the CFL looks like a sure thing after the team holding his rights, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, traded away one of their quarterbacks.

The Globe and Mail reported the following on the situation:

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats sent quarterback Zach Collaros to the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Wednesday for a second-round draft choice, shedding salary and adding to their stockpile of draft picks.

The trade comes amid a report Hamilton is close to re-signing quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, who made 10 starts last season and saw action in every game. The Ticats also have former NCAA star Johnny Manziel on their negotiation list, with a green light to sign him from the CFL.

As for Manziel, the CFL announced in late December that it would approve a contract for the controversial QB if one was negotiated.

Ladies and gentlemen, we’re getting close to Manziel’s return to a football field, and I’d say this latest move makes it seem like a sure thing.

You don’t just dump your quarterback unless you think Manziel’s arrival is imminent. Personally, I couldn’t be more excited about this.

I love a great comeback story, and Manziel finding his way back to professional football might be the greatest comeback story in sports in a very long time. I’m here for every second of it.

Nobody can disagree with the claim that he was an electric guy on the field during his time at Texas A&M, and he showed flashes of brilliance in the NFL. Get Manziel a uniform, get him on the field and let’s roll!

It’s 2018, and it’s officially comeback season!