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It may be a little under one year old, but the NFL career of Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has already had its fair share of ups and downs.

Manziel made the headlines last year after being drafted by the Browns and being caught in several public appearances in a seemingly intoxicated state.

His performances on the field didn't reflect the true potential he showed during his college days as he wasn't able to instantly gain the Browns starting position from Brian Hoyer.

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When Manziel finally did get a start, he led the Browns to 30-0 loss to divisional rivals the Cincinnati Bengals.

Manziel went down with an injury a week later in a game with the Carolina Panthers and everyone wondered what the future held for the biggest rookie name in the league.

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Earlier this off-season, Manziel voluntarily entered himself into a rehab facility which he has now been released from.

Everyone is wondering what Manziel will do with his second year in the NFL but one NFL legend has shown his high level of hope for the Browns quarterback.

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and Hall of Famer Roger Staubach has been discussing Manziel and has given him a big pat on the back.

"If he really, truly gets his life back on track, his talent is Russell Wilson-type talent," - Staubach on Manziel

Claiming that Manziel could be on par with the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winning quarterback Russell Wilson is a big assumption to make.

However the ability displayed by Johnny Football during his days with Texas A&M would seem to support the claim.

"Johnny has got the arm strength. I don't know why talent-wise he still can't be a really good football player."

The question now becomes, will Manziel live up to the high standards expected of him by the hall of fame quarterback?

Manziel certainly does shows signs of Wilson in his play, lets not forget the rushing touchdown he scored against the Buffalo Bills last season.

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