On March 11th, Johnny Manziel was asked to remove himself from his current NFL franchise. That request came from the Cleveland Browns.
Deep down he knew they were right, but he also knew that someday he would return to the NFL.
With nowhere else to go, he appeared at the home of his friend Von Miller. Several years earlier, Miller had been suspended by his team, requesting that he stop violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
Can two complete idiots share an apartment without driving each other crazy?
Author’s Note: The reference for those of you young enough to think that Matthew Perry makes a good Oscar Madison.
There’s a saying: Go big, or go home. Maybe you’ve heard it. (If not, go back to the beginning of this paragraph and begin again, only more slowly.) This is one of those things often said by people (such as coaches) who have a vested stake in the performance of someone else, but no actual responsibility if they fail. Spectators who encourage gamblers to go “all-in” with their life savings are another example.
I have always considered that saying to be a false dichotomy. No matter how big I choose to go, I have every intention of going home afterwards. Perhaps I’m just a wimp (Disclaimer: Yeah, pretty much), but going big enough to threaten my ability to go home (skydiving, crime wave, going all-in with my home on a pair of deuces) is not for me.
Hold that thought for a moment.