Sports Manziel: I would join Patriots 'in a heartbeat' to be Brady's backup

20:24  13 march  2018
20:24  13 march  2018 Source:   theScore

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Manziel said he would “ in a heartbeat .” Not only does Manziel want back into the league, but he also has clearly demonstrated in the past that he is a Patriots fan. He attended the AFC Championship Game in New England last year and showed his fondness for Tom Brady .

Johnny Manziel would love a shot with the New England Patriots . Like maybe back Brady up for a couple of years? Manziel : I ’ll go to New England in a heartbeat . Former Tennessee, NFL Wide Receiver Donte Stallworth joins the Jen X. podcast.

Johnny Manziel says he would jump at the chance to serve as Tom Brady's backup.

"I'll go to New England in a heartbeat," Manziel told TMZ Sports over the weekend, adding that he doesn't think there would be pressure because "you learn from the GOAT."

His comments come after former NFL wide receiver and current NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson explained why Manziel could be a good fit for the Patriots.

Manziel wore a Brady jersey to the Patriots' 2016 AFC Championship Game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and cheered on New England in Super Bowl LII.

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The former Cleveland Browns quarterback will make his return to football later this month in the Spring League, a developmental league and scouting event held in Austin, Texas.

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