‘We have to be more solid, and it starts with me,’ Als QB Manziel says

Had Johnny Manziel opened on Broadway, this one-man play might have closed after one performance, given the four interceptions he threw last week against Hamilton.

Fortunately, that’s not how professional football works. Not only does Manziel, the Alouettes’ starting quarterback, require more assistance from his supporting cast, head coach Mike Sherman has little choice but to continue playing him, given the injuries to Vernon Adams, Matt Shiltz and Jeff Mathews.

What will the second act of Manziel’s Canadian Football League career look like? That will begin to take shape Saturday night, when the Als travel to Ottawa to meet the Redblacks.

But at least the former Heisman Trophy winner and first-round draft choice of the Cleveland Browns has had another full week of practice which, Manziel hopes, leads to some improved results. Montreal has a 1-6 record and is on a four-game…

Original published: 2018-08-09 22:16:29 Read the full Montreal News here


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