The Cleveland Browns last week earned their first win in the NFL Playoffs since after the 1994 season. Unfortunately for Baker Mayfield and Co., their Cinderella story came to a conclusion at the hands of the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Divisional Playoffs on Sunday.
Those without a rooting interest were seemingly going for the long-downtrodden Browns to come out on top as heavy underdogs against the Chiefs. That did not include former Browns first-round bust Johnny Manziel.
Known as much for his off-field antics as his performance on the field in less than two full seasons with the Browns, Manziel took to social media to troll his former team following their loss.
For some reason, Johnny Manziel trolls team after loss in NFL Playoffs
Given that Manziel has not suited up in the NFL in over a half-decade after being jettisoned from the league in short order, we’re not sure where he was going with this.
Manziel followed that up with some not-so-cryptic tweets directed at his former organization.
Would this be a good time to remind Johnny Manziel that he posted a 2-6 record in eight with the Browns from 2014-15? Perhaps, a reminder that he’s among the biggest first-round busts in the modern history of the NFL Draft should be the name of the game.
As Mayfield finishes up shop on a season in which he led the Cleveland Browns to their most successful performance in over a quarter-century, Johnny Manziel is prepared to play with an upstart league called Fan Controlled Football. That’s actually a real thing.
But zingers on social media and stuff should work wonders for Manziel as he attempts to resume a once-promising football career that was ruined by his own immaturity.