We have a new update on Johnny Manziel's potential NFL return. He's reportedly willing to take some major steps to get back onto a roster.
Manziel, 25, has been out of the league since 2015. The former first-round pick has obviously dealt with some major off-the-field issues. He's had incidents with the police and has admitted that he's been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
The former Heisman Trophy winner says he's made serious progress with his off-the-field life, though. Things are really good for the former Texas A&M star, according to the quarterback himself, at least.
Manziel is all-in on a football comeback. He's willing to do a lot to make it happen, too.
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports that Manziel is telling NFL teams that he's willing to take $0 in guaranteed money. He's also willing to be a practice squad player.
"He is in touch with multiple NFL head coaches. There have been conversations," Garafolo reports. "Those people around him believe it's a very real possibility that he could return to the NFL."
"He would be open to signing a practice squad contract, staying on a team's practice squad, and proving that he's in the right mindset."
Here's Garafolo's full update:
That's pretty significant news. Manziel could be a seriously viable practice squad quarterback for a number of NFL teams.
If the 25-year-old quarterback truly is in a good place mentally, he certainly would be a valuable addition to a practice squad, at the very least.