Heh. I’ll believe it when I see it.
“It’s about actions,” he said. “It’s about being accountable and doing what I’m going to say.”
The Browns have heard Manziel make similar promises in the past and are counting on him to keep his word.
“He realizes this, that at some point, talk is cheap,” coach Mike Pettine said. “To me, the actions are much more important than what he says.”
The 22-year-old Manziel shot down reports he hosted a party that was attended by teammates, including the troubled Gordon whom Pettine said is “squarely in a crossroads with us” because of his many missteps the past two seasons.
Manziel said he let his “guard down a little bit” and went out Friday night with friends who were visiting from Kerrville, Texas. When he was late for his treatment Saturday, the Browns sent security personnel to his home.
He could be a punk in college and get away with it because he was awesome. People aren’t going to put up with it if he isn’t performing.