Cleveland Browns’ backup quarterback Johnny Manziel finally addressed an incident about an alleged scuffle with a fan that took place last Saturday.
Reports surfaced last weekend that Manziel and his associates had gotten involved in an incident with an Ohio native Chris Gonos, who said that one of Manziel’s people hit him after he had moved towards Manziel.
Johnny Manziel says 'a very intoxicated, very aggressive person' put his hands on him and sparked the Friday night… http://t.co/LpSk6aUSo2
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) November 28, 2014
Now addressing the incident for the first time publicly, Manziel talked with reporter Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Gonos came at me, put his hands on me, was extremely aggressive.
It was also noted by Cabot that she didn’t see any signs of injury to Manziel’s face like Gonos claimed.
Manziel didn’t go into great detail about the incident or whether of not he threw a punch, but just claimed the whole situation happened so quickly.
Browns head coach Mike Pettine doesn’t seem to be too worried about this incident having any effect on Manziel’s position with the team. As it has been all season, Manziel will continue to sit in his backup role behind Brian Hoyer as the team fights hard for that coveted playoff spot.
The whole incident between Manziel and his associates and the supposedly “intoxicated” fan sounds like it will go down in the books as a “he said, he said.”
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