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He had his best season in 2013 when he played as a middle linebacker in Chip Kelly’s 3-4 defense, getting 106 tackles, four sacks, three interceptions and two forced fumbles. He hasn’t recorded an interception since that season and only had two sacks combined in the last two seasons.
Made the decision today to sign my contract with the CFL and further my football career after a long break, Manziel, 25, tweeted. Very grateful for everyone that’s been supporting me along the way. I believe this is the best opportunity for me moving forward and I’m eager for what the future holds.
All signs pointed to Manziel landing north of the border, as the Canadian club previously struck a deal with the the Montreal Alouettes for the first pick in the CFL draft, with TSN predicting the potential arrival of the Heisman Trophy winner.
So, how did Jackson find himself in this situation? It began in January 2017 after the Browns wrapped up a 1-15 season when Jackson declared that the Browns wouldn’t go 1-15 again. We can’t do that. I can’t do that. We’re not going to do that. We can stop right there. I’m not doing that,Jackson said at the time. We’re not going 1-15. No. I’ll be swimming in the lake over there or somewhere. That’s not happening.In a way Jackson was right. The Browns did not go 1-15 again. They went 0-16 instead, getting outscored by 176 points in the process, which even led to an 0-16 parade.
Somehow, while general manager Sashi Brown got fired, Jackson survived the season and remains the coach of the Browns. In mid-May, after the Browns wrapped up an impressive offseason that included the drafting of a new franchise quarterback in Baker Mayfield, Jackson revealed that he’d be making the lake plunge with other team employees and donating $100 to the Hue Jackson Foundation for every employee who follows him into the lake. Sure enough, Jackson didn’t make the plunge alone.
Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals-record nine 3-pointers and scored 33 points, mixing in big shots with clever celebratory moves while leading the Golden State Warriors to a 122-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night for 2-0 lead.