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Sports Twitter reacts to Johnny Manziel’s disastrous CFL debut

05:47  04 august  2018
05:47  04 august  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

The Johnny Manziel deal made perfect football sense for the Ticats

  The Johnny Manziel deal made perfect football sense for the Ticats Johnny Manziel isn’t famous in the football sense, he’s famous in the famous sense. So as news of his trade to Montreal filtered out to a wider football audience on Monday, it sparked a question: Why would the Hamilton Tiger-Cats trade somebody so famous? The short answer? It made football sense.The package the team received for Manziel included two former (and potentially future) all-stars and two first-round draft picks, all for a guy who had yet to take a regular season CFL snap. The Ticats are better today and potentially better in the long term and that’s hard to do in any trade.

Johnny Manziel took the field on Friday night for his CFL debut . An opportunity against his former team, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, seemed It only took a few drives for Manziel to leave an impression on the CFL and send Twitter into chaos. Unfortunately for Manziel , that’ s because his CFL debut got

Johnny Manziel made his first career start in the CFL for the Montreal Alouettes against his former team the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and he threw four

Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel warms up prior to the team's Canadian Football League game against the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP) © Provided by Associated Press Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel warms up prior to the team's Canadian Football League game against the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Johnny Manziel took the field on Friday night for his CFL debut. An opportunity against his former team, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, seemed like the perfect chance for Johnny Football to put his talents on display.

It only took a few drives for Manziel to leave an impression on the CFL and send Twitter into chaos. Unfortunately for Manziel, that’s because his CFL debut got off to a disastrous start.

Manziel sits again and Twitter isn't happy

  Manziel sits again and Twitter isn't happy Johnny Manziel, still, has yet to make his CFL debut. Following a trade from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to the Montreal Alouettes on Sunday, the reported plan for Manziel was that he wouldn't start Thursday night against the Edmonton Eskimos but he would see the field.

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The Montreal Alouettes quarterback only needed 10 pass attempts for disaster to happen. Midway through the second quarter, Manziel threw three interceptions and was tied for second in tackles (two).

While it wasn’t the debut people expected, everyone on Twitter still had a blast with it.

Als' Manziel under concussion protocol .
Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel was placed under the CFL concussion protocol on Wednesday. He was rocked by a hit while trying to run the ball over the goal-line in a 24-17 loss in Ottawa last weekend in his second career CFL start. "On Tuesday morning, Johnny Manziel mentioned to our medical staff that he felt symptoms that could be associated with the prescribed medication he uses for a previously diagnosed medical condition," the He was rocked by a hit while trying to run the ball over the goal-line in a 24-17 loss in Ottawa last weekend in his second career CFL start.

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