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Johnny Manziel Says He's Gotten Sober, Wants To Play In The NFL

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's gotten sober without professional help.

Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel, once one of the most interesting signal-callers in football, flamed out in the NFL after just two seasons with the Cleveland Browns. Many have attributed his failures to his off-the-field actions - which have included a number of run-ins with the law.

Well, it looks like Manziel is ready for his redemption tour.

Friday, just a day after taking to social media to own up to some of his mistakes, Manziel told ESPN's Ed Werder that he's "achieved sobriety without professional assistance" and that he's ready to return to the NFL. It sounds like he's starting to take steps to resurrect both his life and his career.

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Has the ship sailed for Manziel in the NFL? Or would a team be willing to give him another shot based on his obvious talent? It'll be interesting to see how it all plays out.