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Four reasons why Johnny Manziel to the Saints makes no sense

Vincent Frank
Written by Vincent Frank

Reports surfaced on Thursday that the New Orleans Saints and head coach Sean Payton have “taken an interest” in free-agent quarterback Johnny Manziel.

This shouldn’t come as a huge surprise considering Manziel is still only 24 years old and is seen as a talented quarterback. Though, there’s surely a whole lot more that comes into play here.

First off, Manziel is facing a suspension once he returns to the NFL. Secondly, the former Heisman winner has a long history of off-field issues, including a domestic violence case and substance abuse.

Is New Orleans a good fit for Manziel? How would the dynamic work out?

Here’s a look at four reasons why Johnny Manziel to the Saints makes absolutely no sense.

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Vincent Frank

Vincent Frank

Editor-at-large, Sportsnaut.

“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?” Rumi