After the Texans selected Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, the former South Carolina defensive end struggled with injuries through his first two seasons.
He was finally healthy last season and had the best year of his career. The Texans had the NFL’s top-ranked defense despite missing three-time Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt for most of the season.
“You gonna have a guy that’s going to come in ready to prove himself. Ready to get his second chance at what he does best and hopefully it’ll be a good outcome.”
Manziel recently rehired his agent, Erik Burkhardt, after he split with Manziel as a client following domestic violence allegations made by former girlfriend Colleen Crowley.
As for a return to the league, Benjamin isn’t the only NFL receiver to spend some time with Manziel this offseason. The controversial quarterback practiced with Giants’ WR Odell Beckham Jr. a few weeks ago. And in March, NFL Network reported Manziel was drawing some interest from teams.
While the news seemed encouraging a few months ago, there hasn’t been much progress since then. Manziel brings a long list of controversy over the past year (and beyond) that would scare teams from taking a chance. And that’s not even getting to his football abilities after Lebron Cheap Jerseys being a year removed from the league.
So even though Benjamin believes Manziel is ready for an NFL return, he’s still Kobe Bryant Cheap Jerseys a long way from someone actually offering him a contract.