Five Reasons Why The Cowboys Should Not Draft Johnny Manziel

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Nov 23, 2013; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Texas A&M Quarterback Johnny Manziel. All Rights Reserved USA Today Sports Images.

4. Manziel’s Injury-Prone Playing Style

Manziel may be one of the best running quarterbacks…ever. But there one thing that is always consistent about running quarterbacks: In the NFL, they all eventually get hurt. Quarterbacks Robert Griffin III, Michael Vick, and Terrelle Pryor are just some recent examples of this. Manziel does have a good accuracy and outstanding pocket presence. He will need to transition from a tuck and run quarterback into more of a pocket quarterback who can be mobile when needed à la Tony Romo. But since we already have Romo, why go through the growing pains Manziel will obviously have transitioning into the NFL? In some ways, Romo is what Manziel should become…without all the post season question marks.

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  • SmartThinking

    I can come up with at least a dozen more.