Johnny Manziel traded to Montreal

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Johnny Manziel went the CFL in hopes of seeing the field and showing the National Football League that he still has something left in the tank, but he was granted the opportunity to get on the field with Hamilton. "With his great mobility, his athletic abilities and his instinct we believe that he will have a positive impact on our offence". Even though Hamilton has opened the CFL season with a 2-3 record, starting quarterback Jeremy Masoli ranks second in the CFL with 1,562 passing yards and hasn't opened much room for Manziel to get a shot.

Manziel signed a two-year deal in the CFL, meaning he won't be eligible to return to the United States to play football until 2020, assuming he's not released.

Now the former first-round pick of the Cleveland Browns will be reunited with Montreal coach Mike Sherman, who actually recruited Manziel to Texas A&M in 2011.

He will battle for the quarterback job with Drew Willy, Jeff Mathews and Matt Shiltz, all of whom have been tested by Montreal, which has the worst offense in the CFL.

Johnny Manziel is headed to Montreal.

Hamilton offensive linemen Tony Washington and Landon Rice are also part of the trade. Manziel's agent, Erik Burkhardt, tweeted Sunday night.

According to TSN, Montreal is giving up two first round draft picks, plus receiver Chris Williams and defensive end Jamaal Westerman. For the love and support you guys have shown!

The Als have been held to 10 points or under in three of those five games while scoring a total of only 69 points.

Sherman and the Alouettes have the scored the fewest points in the CFL this season.

In the team's latest game, Manziel once again didn't play. They're hoping Manziel can be the spark that revives Montreal's season.

He had 15 catches for 283 yards and a TD in four games with the Alouettes.

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