All hail, Johnny Football, consummate party boy, first-round draft choice by the Cleveland Browns, and savior of the state of Ohio.
Wait, he's only the backup quarterback? Then what is he doing riding in a chariot on the front of the New York Times Sports Section?
The article accompanying the illustration goes on to refer to Manziel as the "bizarro Tim Tebow," an apt description, considering the media hype surrounding the rookie QB. Not seen in the photo: the ghost of Tim Couch.
-- Alex Suskind