Troy Aikman: RGIII or Johnny Manziel will be Cowboys backup QB
“I believe as I sit here today that either Johnny Manziel or Robert Griffin III will be in Dallas as a back-up,” Aikman said.
Both Manziel and Griffin played high school and college football in Texas.
Griffin did not appear in any games for Washington this year as Kirk Cousins assumed starting quarterback duties and led the team to the NFC wild-card game. Griffin is owed $16.2 million for next season, but is reportedly expected to be released by the team.
The Browns are in no rush to make a decision on whether to bring back Manziel. The team fined Manziel for missing his concussion treatment the day of their final game of the season. Manziel was reportedly in Las Vegas that weekend and was seen at casinos wearing a blonde wig as a disguise.
Last year, Manziel checked himself into an addiction rehab center for 73 days.
Manziel, a Texas native, has reportedly been interested in playing for the Cowboys.