Sports Johnny Manziel gives Ticats Jan. 31 a deadline for 'fair deal'

05:50  09 january  2018
05:50  09 january  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Ticats re-sign quarterback Jeremiah Masoli

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Two days after the Tiger-Cats confirmed they had offered Johnny Manziel a contract, his agent released a lengthy statement about the status of the negotiations and putting forth a deadline of January 31 st for the two sides to reach a deal .

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Johnny Manziel has set a Jan. 31 deadline for the Tiger-Cats to come up with a "fair deal" to make him their quarterback.

A day after the CFL club confirmed it offered a contract to the former NFL quarterback, his agent, Erik Burkhardt, said in a statement that the team had until the end of the month to come to terms.

In the statement, Burkhardt said the former Heisman Trophy winner should be paid on par with what the Tiger-Cats have paid their previous quarterbacks.

Zach Collaros, who was the Ticats' No. 1 quarterback before being traded to Saskatchewan on Jan. 3, made a reported $520,000 this past season.

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Johnny Manziel has set a Jan . 31 deadline for the Tiger-Cats to come up with a " fair deal " to make him their quarterback. View Site.

Johnny Manziel has set a Jan . 31 deadline for the Tiger-Cats to get a hold of a “ fair deal ” to make him their quarterback. Zach Collaros, who was once the Ticats ’ No. 1 quarterback prior to being traded to Saskatchewan on Jan . three, made a reported 0,000 this previous season.

Burkhardt stated that if the Tiger-Cats are unable to reach a deal with Manziel by their deadline, then they will pursue other options that are "readily available," without specifying what they are. Hamilton retains the 25-year-old's negotiation rights.

Manziel hasn't played professional football since being released by the Cleveland Browns following the 2015 season. He was highly touted when drafted 22nd overall by the Browns in 2014, but a series of off-field incidents involving alcohol and accusations of assault.

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