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Johnny Manziel was told by Browns owner Jimmy Haslam to tone it down, but the QB has done anything but and Mike Florio gives a strong take on Manziel’s off-field activities. “How can this not be viewed as an act of defiance of the guy who is writing his checks?” Florio asks. “If Manziel fails, it will all be attributed to his lifestyle no matter what the real reason is. He’s going all in on his ability to play well."

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