Johnny Manziel currently isn’t an active player on an NFL roster, but that doesn’t mean — so the league says — that it isn’t trying to help him. The NFL says it has tried to help Johnny Manziel. But he apparently doesn’t want any now. (Getty Imagine) - From Yahoo Sports
We saw Manziel’s salute to his father on Tuesday as he embarked on a vacation to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico that showed the divide between father, who called him a “druggie,” and son.
And even if Manziel’s chemical problems are not as bad as Dad makes them out to be, the out-of-work quarterback still has no job in the NFL and a pending court case that might levy him a suspension in the league even if he should find his way back.
But if an individual is not willing to meet you halfway to get assistance, it’s very difficult because it’s something you can’t make an individual do anything.” And for the record, Vincent isn’t downplaying any of Manziel’s issues right now.
Vincent and Dwight Hollier from the league offices and several members of Manziel’s former team, the Cleveland Browns (“from ownership on down, general manager, head coach, their player engagement director, everyone”) have all reached out to him this offseason.
We’ll continue to keep reaching out, letting Johnny know we love him, we care for him and we’re here when he’s willing and wants and is able to accept assistance, we’ll be there for him.” Eric Edholm is a writer for Shutdown Corner on Yahoo Sports.