The Cleveland Browns moved back into the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft to take the polarizing quarterback from Texas A&M, Johnny Manziel. In his rookie season, Manziel watched behind Brian Hoyer, and failed to secure a starting spot ahead of Josh McCown in 2015.
Due to injury, Manziel eventually was acknowledged as the starter, but it didn't last long. Repeated incidents off the field have resulted in the Browns organization releasing the following statement on Manziel's impending doom with the team who drafted him.
"We've been clear about expectations for our players on and off the field. Johnny's continual involvement in incidents that run counter to those expectations undermines the hard work of his teammates and the reputation of our organization. His status with our team will be addressed when permitted by league rules. We will have no further comment at this time."
If you read between the lines, when the league calendar officially turns, you can expect Manziel to be released from his contract and able to sign with another NFL franchise. Some would argue this is exactly what Manziel wanted, as his release would allow him to become a part of another team, especially the Dallas Cowboys, who have shown interest in Manziel.
Needless to say, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the AFC North will not have to worry about Manziel in 2016, unless he is picked up by the Cincinnati Bengals or Baltimore Ravens, which is news to the ears of many for a multitude of reasons.