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Manziel signs with the AAF..

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Johnny Manziel has signed an agreement to join the Alliance of American Football but will go through the league's waiver system after the San Antonio Commanders released his rights...

AAF says Johnny Manziel has been assigned to the Memphis Express.
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It's being reported that Johnny Manziel has signed a standard player agreement with the Alliance of American Football.

A player receives a three-year, non-guaranteed contracts worth $250,000. The pacts include health insurance and an education stipend for any player who registers one year of service time.

Meanwhile, players are allowed to sign with [link from unapproved source] teams while under contract in the AAF. Per Pro Football Talk's [link from unapproved source], "NFL out" clauses become available from post-AAF championship game through Dec. 1 of each calendar year.

 
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Johnny cant catch a break. Might be the worst O line in "professional" football. 
 
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Quote Originally Posted by vbets:

Johnny cant catch a break. Might be the worst O line in "professional" football. 

You are right about that ..good thing Johnny loves to scramble..
 
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I think the league is hoping the name may keep it alive , who knows maybe he will sign with the xfl which has bigger city's and I think just may out do the aaf.

 
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Whether of not Manziel will be able to play in the XFL remains to be seen.. Under McMahon's rules for the XFL league, "If you have any sort of criminal record or commit a crime you aren't playing in this league.''McMahon...

So,under that criteria Manziel is not eligible to play in Vince McMahon's league.

The NFL suspended Manziel or the first four games of the 2016 NFL season after violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Also in 2016, Manziel was [link from unapproved source] in an alleged domestic incident with his now-former girlfriend. That charge, a misdemeanor, [link from unapproved source].   Manziel wasn’t arrested in that case, but he [link from unapproved source] arrested on a fake ID charge in college. He later [link from unapproved source] to giving a false ID to police.

If, McMahon does want anyone who has any criminality whatsoever associated with his League ..taking Manziel might be a bit of a stretch....


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