ESPN: Johnny Manziel suspended four games for violating drug policy

Posted at 1:19 PM, Jun 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-30 13:24:06-04

Former Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was suspended for four games in the 2016 season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, a source confirmed to ESPN.

According to ESPN, Manziel's four-game suspension went into effect immediately. If he signs with a team, he would be suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season and conceivably could play in Week 5.

ESPN said Manziel is a free agent after being released by the Cleveland Browns earlier in 2016.

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