The incredibly sad off-season saga of former Texas A&M Heisman winner Johnny Manziel took a bizarre turn yesterday, when his lawyer accidentally texted an AP reporter that he is seeking a plea deal in his domestic violence case. On Friday evening, Paul Manziel, the quarterback's father, spoke to ESPN's Josina Anderson, openly admitting that his son has a serious drug problem.
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"I'm done. I'm done talking about it," he said. "I'm doing my job, and I'm going to move on. If I have to bury him, I'll bury him. That's the fact. So if not, if he calls me and needs help, I'll go get him. Until then, he's on his own. I've done everything I can do. There is nothing [else] I can do as a father. Nothing. ... It is what it is. He's a druggie, and everybody needs to accept it."
Between the legal troubles and Manziel's inability to stay clean, it is hard to imagine that his football career isn't completely over at this point.
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