Browns should #freeJohnnyFootball

Vegas trip exposes folly in Cleveland's effort to suppress rookie QB's personality

Originally Published: May 28, 2014
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

If Johnny Manziel's recent weekend trip to Las Vegas is any indication, the Cleveland Browns better start rethinking the leash they've tried to put on their rookie quarterback.

That franchise has tried incredibly hard to neuter Manziel, mainly so he can understand how best to fit in with an organization that has produced all of two winning seasons in the last 15 years. The Browns' attitude basically has been that Manziel needs to temper his high-octane personality as soon as possible. That ...

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