Manziel entered treatment in late January, his adviser, Brad Beckworth, said earlier this month. Beckworth did not say why Manziel was seeking treatment.
Pettine also said that he visited Manziel at the facility.
Mike Pettine said he visited Johnny Manziel at treatment facility last week. Pettine keeping details of that visit private, he said.— Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) February 18, 2015
Pettine on Manziel: "He's in a much better place now than when he went in."— Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) February 18, 2015
Manziel's off-field behavior has been a source of criticism since he was in college. Manziel's father, Paul, told ESPN's Wright Thompson in July 2013 that he believes his son drinks to deal with stress.
- Dan Gartland