NFL will not discipline Johnny Manziel for roadside incident

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NFL will not discipline Johnny Manziel for roadside incident
Tuesday November 17th, 2015

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will not face any discipline from the NFL for a roadside incident in October, the league announced Tuesday.

Manziel was pulled over last month after arguing in public with his girlfriend Colleen Crowley. Manziel, who has previously spent time in alcohol rehab, admitted to having two drinks before the argument, while his girlfriend was “impaired.”

In the police report, Crowley said the two were having an argument that led to her throwing Manziel’s wallet out of the car, and that at some point, Manziel pushed her head into a window. No charges were filed in the incident. 

Manziel issued the following statement on Tuesday night:

“I appreciate the NFL's diligence and discretion in reviewing a situation that was both personal and embarrassing. Colleen and I cooperated fully with the NFL's process and completely support their goals of making sure that every family under their umbrella is safer and more secure. I'm grateful that the review was so thorough and fair that there should be no question left in the public mind about what actually happened. I'm looking forward to focusing my energies on our start against the Ravens and bringing in a win for our fans in Cleveland.”

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On Tuesday, the Browns named Manziel their starting quarterback for the rest of the season. In six games in 2015, Manziel has completed 59.4% of his passes for 933 yards and five touchdowns. 

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