Sign Manziel?

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  1. finsgonewild

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    I say why not give him a chance. He has shown that he still has the ability in the spring training league and he has taken the necessary steps to combat against his diagnosed bipolar disorder. Manziel has a lot of talent and I think it is worth giving him a shot. We might be waiting to see how the draft goes before picking someone like him up, but we can't wait for too long. He has a contract with a CFL league and must make a determination within about a month. If he chooses to play for CFL league he commit to the league for 2 years. Anyways, I say why not give the guy a chance. At the very least he provides competition for the backup QB spot.
     
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    Hell no.

    And even if I thought he could make it in the NFL (I don't - Vince Young and Jamarcus Russell have launched similar 'comebacks' in recent years) you want to bring a guy who repeatedly went off the rails in Cleveland to Miami?
     
  3. finsgonewild

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    He went off the rails because he didn't get the help he needed. He got help and is a different person now. No one is perfect, especially a lot of the players in the NFL. What harm is there in letting him compete against Osweiler for the backup spot?

     
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    He's the last guy Miami needs to bring in. It's not just the off field temptations, I just don't think he's that good.
     
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    You sure seem confident about this miraculous change. A cynic would point out that NFL backup money is much better than CFL starter money and his agent is highly unlikely to not say he has changed in press releases.

    I still don't think he is a good enough qb. You seem to have been blown away but his spring league performances but I didn't see much about this
     
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    Never said I was blown away. Was I impressed? Yes. He hasn't played in nearly two years and did pretty well. The question I have for you is are you satisfied with Osweiler at quarterback?

     
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    You meant “Are you with Manziel”? I’d rather Kaep as a back up than Johnny Football.
     
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    Manziel is an interesting prospect right now.

    If he’s sober working a 12 step program and getting help he may be on his way to being a more mature person/man.

    Then the question is he a good enough QB?

    Miami will not take him because of his past and he’s not over the top good enough to take the risk on him.

    Some team might. They might get a great deal if he stays sober and works at it.
     
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    No thank you.
     
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    We have better things to do with that roster spot.
     
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    All his extracurricular stuff aside, I never thought he was a good QB to begin with. As bad as Oswieller is, he's better than Manziel, and less of a headache
     
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    WTF????? LOL thanks
     
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    Only for a practicing dummy for our ends to target. Heck he could help our guys set up the edge better. Otherwise he blew his career in the pros.
     
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    He would drive Gase nuts lol. He was a freelancer in college and I'm still not 100% sure he even knows how to read defenses. The substances abuse issues are the least of my worries with him. He simply let his talent do his work in college and doesn't have the mental game to be in the NFL.
     
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    My God, the off season can't end soon enough.
     
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    Cool. I was worried the weekly sign Manziel thread was finally over. Glad the tradition lives on.
     
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    So you're saying that Manziel isn’t worth a Kaep?

    I'll buy that.
     
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    Pass....pass.....pass
     
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    Dude.


    No.


    Go sit in a corner. That was terrible.
     
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    I know this...some team will give him a chance, and who knows what will unfold for him as a consequence. IMO.
     
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    It's amazing to me how two currently unemployed former QBs in Manziel and Kaepernick seem to be treated. Both obviously have gotten media coverage for two different reasons. Yet, only one seems to have a legitimate chance of being signed by a team for the upcoming season.

    If you didn't know either player and I placed their "issues" in two columns and ask you to guess which player is which?

    Strange...
     
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    Pass me some of that Rope A Dope you’ve been smokin!!! Lmao
     
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    I really believe he’s cleaned up his act. I just don’t think he can play. Now if we come out of the draft without a QB I’d definitely give him a shot to beat out Fales and Osweiler.
     
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    Manziel, Kaep, Tebow..
    3 players that will cause a media stir and distractions - Something no team really wants.
     
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    We don't need the distraction. There's already quite a spotlight on the QB position here in Miami, more than enough. I do believe in second chances and I'm rooting for the kid but Miami is the wrong spot. He has a lot of work to do. That's the one thing he hasn't done. In college his God given talent did the trick but the NFL is a different deal altogether. Maybe he knows what it takes now and maybe he is willing to put in the hard work. That's a lot of maybes.
     
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    I definitely agree big time signing Johnny. Everyone deserves a 2nd shot. He has room to grow and IMO Brock is not going to get any better. Johnny is a great move and Gase i believe can get everything out of him. Cleveland dont even want Brock. Dudes a bust
     
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    Hard hard hard pass. Good lord wtf.
     
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    I dont believe in distraction for Johnny. The guy just partied hard. Not like he killed anyone or beat up his GF. I dont think he be a distraction at all. I do agree with Kap. He is a major distraction
     
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    He pled guilty to domestic violence is 2016 for assaulting is ex-girlfriend.
     
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    Because he's not a good QB. Regardless if he has his personal life together or not. He is not an NFL QB.
     
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    How is Kap a distraction...but Manziel not? Both bring the media circus. One has been a terrible person and the other has not. One has played in the NFL the last 2 years. One has been sober for 12 days.
     
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    Gotta love the "should we sign (insert name of random football player)" threads. Does everyone not understand that we can't sign every single available football related athlete out there?
     

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