The Internet was buzzing Sunday with the news -- out of Johnny Manziel's mouth, no less -- that the former Cleveland Browns QB is living with Super Bowl MVP and fellow Texas A&M alum Von Miller, but it didn't take long until that story went up in smoke.
ESPN reported Monday that Manziel is actually living with former Browns teammate Josh Gordon.
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And then Von Miller cranked things up a notch with a hilarious Instagram post that admitted Manziel was like a brother but that he was no roommate.
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Only a couple hours after that, FS1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo broke the news that Gordon, already indefinitely suspended from the NFL for violating its substance abuse policy, had failed another NFL-administered drug test, coming up positive for marijuana and dilute.
So that Manziel tall tale -- yeah, it went up in smoke, literally. Johnny Football -- unsigned and seemingly unloved in his quest to find another NFL team -- might want to ask Miller whether he'll take him in for real.
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