Johnny Manziel has had one of the worst rookie seasons of all time and it will be ending with a stint in rehab for the quarterback.
It has been revealed today that the Cleveland Browns star will be receiving treatment as he looks to get his football career back on track and that he will finally try and prove that the Heisman winner has what it takes to make it in the National Football League.
A statement from his adviser did not say why Manziel is in treatment. It was first reported by Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
“Johnny knows there are areas in which he needs to improve in order to be a better family member, friend and teammate and he thought the off-season was the right time to take this step."
On behalf of Johnny and his family, we’re asking for privacy until he rejoins the team in Cleveland,” Manziel's adviser Brad Beckworth added.
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The Browns also released the following statement from general manager Ray Farmer:
"We respect Johnny's initiative in this decision and will fully support him throughout this process. Our players' health and well-being will always be of the utmost importance to the Cleveland Browns. We continually strive to create a supportive environment and provide the appropriate resources, with our foremost focus being on the individual and not just the football player.
Manziel's partying has been well known throughout his rookie year. The former Texas A&M star has been spotted partying everywhere, more worried about where he was hitting up next rather than studying and working on his game like Derek Carr and Teddy Bridgewater both of whom were drafted after him and both have outshone Manziel completely.
Manziel was seen completely drunk floating on a swan in a swimming pool while grasping a bottle, pictured with a rolled up bank note that seemed to suggest drug use, he was fined by the Browns for being late to the Ravens game after partying the night before.