Quarterback Johnny Manziel hires Drew Rosenhaus as agent

Updated Mar. 4, 2020 8:30 p.m. ET

CLEVELAND (AP) Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has hired Drew Rosenhaus as his new agent.

Rosenhaus confirmed in a text message to The Associated Press that he is now representing Manziel, who was waived by Cleveland following two trouble-filled seasons. Manziel faces legal consequences from a domestic incident in Texas. The NFL is also investigating the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner, who played for Texas A&M.

Rosenhaus may have a tough time finding a new team for Manziel until the QB gets his other issues resolved.

Manziel's former agent, Erik Burkhardt, cut ties with the 23-year-old following last season. Burkhardt issued a statement saying he and Manziel's family ''have gone to great lengths to outline the steps we feel he must take to get his life in order.''

Manziel was a huge disappointment for the Browns, who selected him in the first round in 2014.


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