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CLEVELAND, Ohio — After over a year away from the game, Johnny Manziel is ready to attempt another NFL comeback.

Following a series of tweets earlier this week hinting he’s happy and healthy, the former Browns quarterback texted ESPN reporter Ed Werder making clear his intentions to return to football.

As evidenced in Werder’s tweets, Manziel says he is sober through his own doing, unlike his prior reported sobriety following a stay in a Pennsylvania rehab facility after his rookie season in Cleveland.

 Though Manziel entered his second season with the Browns reportedly sober, it didn’t last as alcohol was the cause of accusations and reports throughout his second NFL season.

Following the 2015 season, which ended with allegations of domestic violence and problems with alcohol, the 24-year-old was released by the Browns in March of 2016.

He subsequently signed with well-known agent Drew Rosenhaus, who dumped him soon after for failing to believe Manziel was serious about football.

The former Heisman Trophy winner went through the entirety of the 2016 NFL season as a free agent and throughout his year away from the game, he was seen at numerous parties and bars with alcohol in-hand.

The domestic violence charge against Manziel — the one in which he was accused of assaulting then-girlfriend Colleen Crowley — was dismissed in early December.

Most recently, Manziel was spotted at a club in Miami for New Year’s Eve, holding a bottle of champagne and surrounded by women.

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Johnny Manziel is back in school.

The former NFL quarterback and Texas A&M star is taking classes at the university this semester. A school spokesman confirmed Manziel’s enrollment to The Associated Press, saying he couldn’t provide other details because of student privacy laws.

Manziel, who won the Heisman Trophy in 2012 and led the Aggies to a 20-6 record in 2012 and 2013, was last on the football field in 2015 with the Cleveland Browns but was released by the team in March. He did not sign with another team this offseason.

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In what could be one of the boldest signings in the history of the NFL, malady today the Pittsburgh Steelers took a leap of faith on QB Johnny Manziel.

The team, order who is in need of a backup QB with Michael Vick being released and other backup Landry Jones not really coming together as quickly as they wanted…. The Steelers front office decided it was time to do something extremely bold.

They decided to not do anything right now. BUT, in other exciting NFL news the Pittsburgh Steelers did go out today and sign former Browns QB Johnny Manziel to a new deal.

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