PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel checked into rehab on Wednesday according to Manziel’s advisor Brad Beckworth.
“Johnny knows there are areas in which he needs to improve in order to be a better family member, friend and teammate and he thought the offseason was the right time to take this step,” Beckworth said. “On behalf of Johnny and his family, we’re asking for privacy until he rejoins the team in Cleveland.”
The exact type of treatment Manziel is receiving is unknown.
“We respect Johnny’s initiative in this decision and will fully support him throughout this process,” said Browns general manager Ray Farmer. “Our players’ health and well-being will always be of the utmost importance to the Cleveland Browns. We continually strive to create a supportive environment and provide the appropriate resources, with our foremost focus being on the individual and not just the football player. Johnny’s…
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