Johnny Manziel.

Johnny Manziel officially reinstated by the NFL

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Johnny Manziel isn't exactly having the best of times right now, at least in a professional capacity.

While he may be out partying most weekends, Manziel is without a team and has been that way for a while, with the Cleveland Browns releasing him after the end of the last NFL season.

However, Manziel has just had his first bit of good NFL related news in quite a while as he was officially reinstated by the league yesterday.

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According to a report from USA Today, the National Football League sent a memo to franchises notifying them that Manziel's suspension has been lifted after serving his four-game ban.

That suspension was handed down over the summer when Manziel was found to have violated the league's substance abuse policy.

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The Heisman Trophy winner is now all set to make a return to the pros. He just needs a team to take a gamble on him. And, in the case of Manziel, it would be one hell of a gamble.

After a stint in rehab and various brushes with the law, Johnny Football will likely be seen by many across the league as done, nothing more than a drug addicted failure who wasted away whatever potential he had.

Those that think he can turn his life around, won't exactly find encouraging statistics of his on-field performances, though. Eight career starts, a 57% completion rate, and seven touchdowns to seven interceptions. Manziel hardly set the world on fire.

So, will a team take a gamble on Johnny Manziel? You never know, but all signs point to the former college star never padding up in the NFL again.

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