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Johnny Manziel's effect at the Browns is already clear

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When the Cleveland Browns drafted former Texas A&M Quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, they probably couldn't have expected it to have such an instant impact.

It is a well known fact around the FirstEnergy Stadium that when someone purchases a season ticket for the Browns, they ring a bell.

By 5pm ET on Friday, the Browns have sold over 2,300 season tickets since Manziel was selected on Thursday night.

The staff in the Browns ticket office were forced to work overtime and were thanked by the franchise who tweeted: "A major thank you to the folks in our ticket office for working OT, phone lines are ringing off hook".

Its not just the ticket office that has seen a large increase in business, Cleveland ticket broker Mark Klang who owns hundreds of Browns seats for sale on his website made a shocking discovery.

Klang revealed: "We got more hits to our website in the hour after Johnny was drafted than we got in the three days after the schedule came out."

Manziel's influence in Cleveland is already there for all to see and it will only get more interesting to see what happens in Ohio in the upcoming season.

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