This week in Johnny Manziel news, the erstwhile NFL quarterback gave another impromptu interview to TMZ and, in this one, he said he’s living with Von Miller, the Denver Broncos‘s Super Bowl MVP, and would love to play for said Broncos.
Now, the Broncos happen to have a vacancy at the position, what with Brock Osweiler leaving for Houston and an ESPN report had the team toying with the idea of signing Manziel, who was cut by Cleveland last month after two troubled and unproductive seasons.
Miller, who, like Manziel, is another Texas A&M Aggie, has always been one of Manziel’s biggest boosters and talked him up when he had the podium after the Super Bowl. On Friday, he told reporters he’d sign Manziel in a heartbeat.
“If I had to make my decision on it, he would already be on the Broncos,” Miller said. “But we’ve got guys in the front office that make those decisions, and they put us in championships with those decisions. So I’m just going to follow those guys and have those guys take the lead.”
He didn’t comment on his new roomie.
“I’m living out here with my guy Von Miller,” Manziel told TMZ after seizing the camera and weirdly taking over. “Everybody knows Von Miller. Super Bowl MVP. My brother. We’re getting our life together.”
Manziel went on to say that “I love ball. I want to play” especially in Denver. As for whether the Broncos would have an issue with his lifestyle, he pointed out: “I don’t think there’s anything wrong with partying, bro. There’s a difference between partying and being out of control.”
There may be a slight wrinkle to Manziel’s claim that he and Miller are bunking out however, courtesy of Broncos TV reporter Mike Klis.
It’s never easy to keep up with Johnny Football and it appears that this particular case is no exception.