Manziel vows that he will return to NFL

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Embattled quarterback Johnny Manziel remains without a team as NFL training camps get set to open but he insists that he will return to pro football.

Manziel expressed to his fans and social-media followers that he will "be back." He was let go by the Cleveland Browns after two distraction-marred seasons and told his Instagram followers that his career isn't over.

"You all write about a day in my life and what goes it is. No secrets, no hiding, I''m not what you read about. I'll be back... In time. It can't end like won't. I love you all even though your comments suck."

The Heisman Trophy winner from Texas A&M has been plagued by a list of issues that include drinking and a pending domestic assault case.

He also received a four-game suspension from the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy and could be disciplined further depending on how the court case plays out regarding a January incident with former girlfriend Colleen Crowley.

Manziel recently told the Washington Post that he's "actually doing well" in an email.

"I have good friends around me supporting what I do and I try to support them in what they want to do," Manziel said. "I'm not saying I'm never drinking again, but for now just mostly being healthy. I've got a killer gym in my house and I can spend time working out.

"I'm interested in doing a lot of different things in my life -- including football -- but, right now, I'm just exploring options and waiting to see what the future holds."

Manziel also apologized for disappointing Texas A&M fans with his off-field behavior during his two NFL seasons.

"I love A&M with all my heart. I'm truly sorry," Manziel said. "I'll do whatever I can to make it right. I'm an AGGGIE for life."