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Cleveland Browns Quarterback Johnny Manziel came to the NFL as one of the most outspoken and ludicrous rookies in history.

But since being drafted by the Browns as the 22nd overall pick in this years draft, he has made a few headlines but been very quiet since the Browns went to camp.

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But now he has had his say on the issue that has caused Georgia Runningback Todd Gurley to suffer a suspension from the NCAA.

Gurley has been alleged to be selling his autographs to a merchandise broker which violates NCAA rules.

Gurley is a very strong contender to win the Heisman Trophy this year but he has now been benched by Georgia whilst they look into his eligibility.

But now the NFL rookie has spoken out on the issue and unsurprisingly, Manziel goes against authority on the issue.

Manziel claims: "He's built an image for himself. He's built somewhat of a brand,

"I feel he should be able to capitalize off it. I don't think [NCAA rules are] going to change any time soon."

It's probably not very surprising that Manziel is supporting Gurley on the issue since Johnny Football had his own issue with merchandising during his college days.

Manziel did however portray his opinion in a less than savoury manner as he tweeted with the hashtag #freeGurley.

Tweets running wild

It seems that NFL players going on Twitter to vent their frustrations at current events is becoming a common occurrence these days.

Just a few days ago, Texans Runningback Arian Foster tweeted to launch an attack on the idea of Thursday Night Football.

Foster's claims that fans don't enjoy TNF seem to have divided the NFL fan base but for Foster, there was no repercussion.

Who knows if anything will come from Manziel's tweets but the question of often 'hot headed' NFL players on Twitter has now arisen once again.

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