#ComebackSZN will officially begin on the bench.
Johnny Manziel‘s Canadian Football League coach told reporters Thursday the former Heisman Trophy winner has ZERO chance of being the Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ Week 1 starter next month.
Check out Ticats coach June Jones‘ exchange with a reporter on the matter:
Q: “Is there any scenario that Manziel could push [Jeremiah] Masoli for the No. 1 job? Like if Jeremiah’s healthy Week 1, is he going to start?”
Jones: “[Laughs] Absolutely, absolutely.”
Q: “So there’s no scenario that –“
FYI … this ain’t a surprise, at least not in Vegas. Johnny’s odds of being the starter were +200.
As for Manziel, he’s takin’ it in stride, telling reporters: “I feel like I’m in a great situation and in time things will work themselves out.”
Manziel’s first in-game work in the CFL will begin Friday in the team’s first preseason game.
We can’t wait to watch … even if No. 2 is No. 2 on the depth chart.