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Browns coach Pettine: Manziel can redeem himself again
But the coach says his pattern of behavior forced his demotion
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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Pettin says Manziel has not reached a dead end, but has violated a trust.
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Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine says the team is frustrated and disappointed with quarterback Johnny Manziel, but is not considering cutting him.

Manziel was demoted to third-string quarterback this week after yet another video surfaced of Manziel partying in Austin, Texas. He was questioned by Avon police last month after drivers reported him speeding down the highway. And Manziel spent 10 weeks in rehab for substance abuse during the off season.

At a press conference today, Pettine said Manziel’s pattern forced the demotion.

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“When you get to the point we just got to with this decision, you factor in the past. You don’t make these decisions in a vacuum. I always reference body of work -- usually referring to that is in a positive way. In this way, it’s a negative way.”

Pettine says Manziel violated the team’s trust and a standard for quarterbacks.

“It’s not just about talent. It’s not just what you do on the field. To be successful at the position requires a great understanding of what’s involved in the non-physical aspects: The leadership, the trust, the accountability, responsibility. The diligence. You have to take the mentality that no one is going to outwork you.” 

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Still Pettine said he assured Manziel he'll will have a chance to regain the team’s trust.
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