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, XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck did not rule out employing Manziel, the 2012 Heisman winner who flamed out of the NFL only two seasons after becoming a first-round draft pick of the Browns.“If he is able to meet our standards and if our coaches think he’s one of the top quarterbacks out there that can help us,” Luck said regarding whether Manziel may find work in the XFL. “Certainly we have no reason not to believe he couldn’t be in the mix. But again it’s really up to our coaches in terms of the quarterbacks they wanna take a look at.”Alternative pro football leagues need to give fans a reason to tune in. Manziel still moves the needle. Even if he doesn’t move it as much as he once did, he moves it enough to make considering him worth the XFL’s while.In the past 12 months, Manziel has spent time with The Spring League Cheap Alize Mack Youth Jersey
, the CFL (playing for two teams), and the AAF. At a time when NFL teams continue to absorb former AAF players, Manziel’s phone has yet to ring with an NFL offer, for more than three years and counting. It has not been the best week in headlines for Cleveland sports, and that is referring to the personal/emotional aspect of it. Everyone heard the shocking news on Tuesday about Cavaliers announcer Fred McLeod passing away. Wednesday morning Cleveland Browns Derrick Kindred Jersey
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, I heard about the highway being closed from W. 117th to W. 140th, and I could see two helicopters hovering over the scene for at least 20 minutes.Smith was excused from the Browns’ second preseason game this year so that he could attend the birth of their daughter. Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens visited Smith’s home earlier today, and the team says it will have counselors onsite throughout the week to provide emotional support and care to all players and staff.