Many NFL players spend their Memorial Day weekends on vacation, taking the opportunity to wind down before OTAs begin. Not many of them are intensely scrutinized for it, but Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel has become the exception to that rule -- in general, he's criticized for nearly every move he makes.
While speaking to the media at practice on Wednesday, Manziel made it about as clear as possible that while he's going to live his life the way he wants, he's committed to his craft.
"I don't live my life according to you guys or according to what other people think of me,'' he said Wednesday, via Cleveland.com. "I'm going to live my life to the fullest and continue to be committed to this game, committed to what I need to be doing here and trying to earn my place in this locker room with these coaches, with this organization."