CLEVELAND-- Johnny Manziel promised the Browns he'd be on his best behavior during the team's bye week and, if he did as he promised, his best behavior involved sipping champagne and rapping on stage at clubs in Austin, Texas.
After saying that he "wouldn't embarrass the organization" over the bye week, Manziel was shown in a video that's making its way around the internet, rapping with multiple individuals, while holding what appears to be a bottle of champagne.
Initially, thoughts were that the video may have been old and not taken this weekend, but according to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, Manziel was indeed seen partying in the Austin area.
Manziel wasn't arrested nor did he do anything illegal, but the video provides further evidence of Manziel consuming alcohol, after spending extensive time at a rehab facility in Pennsylvania this summer.
Manziel was also seen in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday afternoon, taking in Ohio State's loss to the Michigan State Spartans at Ohio Stadium.
His bye-week actions came following quite a good week for Manziel-- as he was named the Browns starting quarterback for the rest of the season and was informed by the NFL that he would not face any disciplinary action, following the incident with his girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, in Avon.
On Monday, Manziel was back in Cleveland, volunteering at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, where he addressed the video by dismissing it and focusing instead on the event Monday.
"I haven't seen anything or heard anything. I've been here for this event, and that's really what I want to talk about, the things that are really important, not what I'm doing off the field," Manziel said. "It's what we're doing here in the community and what we're doing to get ready for this game (against Baltimore) on Monday night. So that's where my focus is, and I haven't had my focus anywhere else. I know that."
The Browns will hold practice on Tuesday in Berea, where Manziel will take the first-team reps in preparation for his start against the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night at First Energy Stadium.
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