Johnny Manziel appeared on the ThomaHawk podcast with former Browns teammates Joe Thomas and Andrew Hawkins. And sure, they talked about his notorious last soccer week with the Cleveland Browns, that concerned a concussion after which Manziel disappearing on Sunday morning earlier than the remaining recreation, with studies then rising that he was in las vegas and sporting a disguise.
Manziel first revealed (beginning at about half-hour into the podcast) that he did have a concussion that occurred a while in the third quarter of the week sixteen recreation towards Kansas Metropolis. He didn’t inform the teaching employees. However then, as he discusses, he had some associates come up from Texas, they partied, he was sort of over the season (one during which the Browns went 2-14). So by the time he confirmed up at the facility on Tuesday morning, after an evening out with buddies, he determined “nope,” and reported the concussion.
Quick ahead to that Saturday. Manziel hatched what he described as a “reckless, reckless plan” to fly out to Vegas instantly after the workforce walkthrough, spend a number of hours in Vegas, after which catch a return flight again that night time, in order that he can be at the facility in time to examine in the following morning.
Initially, he was in Vegas with none disguise. He flew United business in coach, sporting only a hat. He received lured in by enjoying some craps, and a reporter acknowledged him, and he produced his actual ID at the desk which drew consideration. By this time–as can typically occur–the attract of Vegas altered plans. Manziel missed his return flight and that’s when a lot of the issues that we posted a number of years in the past occurred, as he then went into CYA mode to keep and social gathering.
He posted an image of himself and his canine to Instagram and tagged the location as Avon, Ohio. (“You thought that may cowl your tracks?” Thomas requested). Manziel then, nicely, let’s let him describe it:
“So then I’m like, I’m not gonna have the opportunity to simply go in with a hat, so I’m like ‘let’s go get a wig.’ As humorous as that is, I’m nonetheless fairly embarrassed by it, it’s nonetheless a reckless determination, however like we stated, ‘let it die’ so we’re gonna kill it tonight.
I’m like let’s go to this wig store. So I Google sort in nearest wig store, go someplace off the Strip, very, very sketchy and simply stroll into this place and this little woman comes up ‘what you need in your hair, honey?’
‘I want one thing that makes me not seem like this. Do you have got a mustache, do you have got a wig, do you will have something?’ She got here again with this wig, and I put it on in 2 seconds. I shaved all my facial hair however my mustache. So I kinda had slightly mustache going. The one mustaches that they had have been the sort that come down about 6-7 inches. So I didn’t assume that was actually going to assist my case.”
Manziel additionally offered a photograph from his telephone of his disguise that night time. Take pleasure in.
Manziel then says that he was out till about three or four am in Vegas, and realizing that it was virtually 7 am on the East Coast and his telephone would begin blowing up quickly, he shut it off and crashed. He didn’t get up till the afternoon, when all hell had damaged unfastened.