Johnny Manziel will put the pads on in a real game for the first time in over two years Saturday.
Manziel hasn’t taken a single snap since December of 2015 when he was with the Cleveland Browns, but that’s all going to change tomorrow when he takes the field in The Spring League.
Johnny Football has looked outstanding in the practice videos, and his throws are looking tight.
Johnny Football is back in action!
— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) April 5, 2018
The Texas A&M Heisman winner is expected to get about 30 snaps in the game, according to ESPN’s Kevin Seifert.
QB Johnny Manziel is scheduled to play the first and third quarters in his debut Saturday for The Spring League. That means he’ll get roughly 30 snaps in his first competitive game since Dec. 27, 2015. All four teams in the league will rotate… https://t.co/cpWyy4W4C3
— Kevin Seifert (@SeifertESPN) April 5, 2018
I never doubted that we’d eventually see Johnny back on a football field. Most people had completely given up on the cause, and that’s understandable. Manziel was completely out of control during his first tenure in the NFL.
However, he’s clearly changed, and he’s looking towards the future. The man possesses an unreal amount of natural talent and playmaking ability.
The time has come for Manziel to prove he’s still got the talent and the right attitude for another shot at the NFL. I can’t wait to see how he does. The game will be broadcasted on Bleacher Report Live at 5:30 EST.