Being drafted out of Texas A&M in 2014 to the Cleveland Browns, many expected Johnny Manziel to become the face of the long struggling franchise based on his exceptional play while in college. Though he played sparingly in his rookie season, Manziel was the subject of much off the field scrutiny involving his partying habits. Prior to the 2015 season, then coach Mike Pettine and the team’s front office became proactive in helping the young quarterback kick his partying habits. Ultimately, videos surfaced online of Manziel partying even though he agreed that he would remain on the straight and narrow. He was eventually released from the team last week.

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Today, The MMQB took a closer look at Manziel’s life, speaking with his former teammates, friends and other associates and found out that things began to spiral out of control after one game in particular, which led to him sleeping off hangovers during practices.

But the Tennessee game would prove to be one of the few highlights of Manziel’s Cleveland tenure. When reinserted as the starter for an injured McCown later in the year, Manziel was ineffective save for the occasional improvisational play.

He wanted to party again, so he did, often showing up late to the facility for meetings and, according to a Browns source, sometimes sleeping off hangovers in the back of equipment rooms.

Hopefully Manziel can conquer his demons and live out his potential on the field if another team takes a chance on him.