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Sports Manziel: I would join Patriots 'in a heartbeat' to be Brady's backup

20:24  13 march  2018
20:24  13 march  2018 Source:   thescore.com

New England Patriots release tight end Martellus Bennett

  New England Patriots release tight end Martellus Bennett The New England Patriots have released tight end Martellus Bennett, who was due a $2-million roster bonus next week. BOSTON — The Patriots released tight end Martellus Bennett on Wednesday.Bennett was due a $2 m His release will save New England about $6 million in salary cap space.Bennett joined New England in November of last season after being released by Green Bay for "failing to disclose a physical condition."He started seven games for the Packers in 2017 after signing a three-year, $21 million contract as a free agent.

If the New England Patriots are looking to use their backup quarterback spot on a reclamation In an interview Sunday night, Manziel told TMZ Sports he would go to New England " in a heartbeat ." In other words, don't expect to see Manziel suiting up next to Tom Brady soon. As for Manziel ' s

Johnny Manziel as a backup to Tom Brady might be their ultimate gamble. " I 'd go to New England in a heartbeat ," Manziel said while snapping his fingers, in response to TMZ.com' s questions about NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson' s comments that suggested Johnny Football competing to be

Johnny Manziel says he would jump at the chance to serve as Tom Brady's backup.

"I'll go to New England in a heartbeat," Manziel told TMZ Sports over the weekend, adding that he doesn't think there would be pressure because "you learn from the GOAT."

His comments come after former NFL wide receiver and current NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson explained why Manziel could be a good fit for the Patriots.

Manziel wore a Brady jersey to the Patriots' 2016 AFC Championship Game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and cheered on New England in Super Bowl LII.

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The former Cleveland Browns quarterback will make his return to football later this month in the Spring League, a developmental league and scouting event held in Austin, Texas.

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Johnny Manziel will play in CFL — if the NFL doesn't call .
The CFL remains very much an option for Johnny Manziel. The former Heisman Trophy winner says if he doesn't get an NFL opportunity this off-season he'll play in Canada in 2018.The former Heisman Trophy winner says if he doesn't get an NFL opportunity this off-season he'll play in Canada in 2018.

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