World News – AU – Johnny Manziel says he lost 100 percent of the respect of his Browns teammates to antics off the field

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The Cleveland Browns’ Johnny Manziel era is years in the rearview mirror, and the quarterback has begun to discuss what went wrong in a career that went from a Heisman Trophy as a freshman to a spectacular flameout in the National Football League, then the Canadian Football League.

Manziel appeared on the YNK podcast Tuesday episode, addressing a Browns tenure most of the team’s fans are still trying to forget.

After 42 minutes, Manziel is asked if he felt he had lost his teammates when his career waned. His answer was breathtakingly frank.

« If I look back now, I would say that I have absolutely 100 percent lost their respect. Why wouldn’t you If I were one of them looking back at what I did and your choices that you make outside of the field will have an impact when I feed mine. I would say we wasted a draft pick to get this guy who doesn’t give an F – K. And that’s my only thing in life that I couldn’t look back on and that I would have liked to have closed completely. . . . It’s probably one of the few things that I didn’t look back at that could be super, super okay with what happened. « 

Manziel went on to say that he had wasted two years of Joe Thomas’ Hall of Fame career and that he regretted not being closer to his teammates. He said he’d aired things with a few teammates for the past two years, but that doesn’t change what happened:

I didn’t have the bother on my mind like I did to be great in college like I did in Cleveland, and I feel disrespectful to the guys who were there and were legends for making them pulled your ass off. « 

The story of Manziels Brown’s career continues to be known, though it’s easy to forget how bad things got when he was spotted on Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas the night before a Browns game. Manziel stopped playing in the NFL after the incident, which was followed by a domestic violence investigation and drug abuse suspension.

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World News – AU – Johnny Manziel says he has lost 100 percent of the respect of his Browns teammates Off-field antics

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