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Report: This NFL Team Was Considering Meeting With Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel continues to work toward a football comeback. While his ultimate goal is to return to the NFL, it's unlikely he'll get a chance with a team this summer.

Manziel, who played in the newly-formed Spring League last month, apparently did draw legit interest from at least one NFL team. Surprisingly, it was the New England Patriots.

The Pats met with him before and after he worked out at Texas A&M's Pro Day and were reportedly considering an additional meeting.

According to ESPN's Mike Reiss, New England kicked the tires on Manziel enough that they looked into him working out for them again.

However, the team's selection of LSU's Danny Etling in the seventh round effectively killed that idea.

A trickle-down effect of the Patriots drafting LSU’s Danny Etling in the seventh round is that I believe it effectively ends the team’s exploration into Johnny Manziel. In recent months, it’s safe to say the team did its due diligence on Manziel, at one point even considering an additional meeting and/or workout with him outside of the University of San Diego pro day that he had participated in (with a Patriots scout among those in attendance) before plans changed. The Patriots usually carry three quarterbacks and currently have Tom Brady, Brian Hoyer and Etling on the roster.

Most likely, Manziel will need to play in the CFL when he takes the next step in his comeback. He has stated in the past he's willing to go North of the border if necessary.

Technically, the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats own his rights.

Where do you think Johnny Football will play next?