HAMILTON, ON – MAY 28: Johnny Manziel #2 of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats takes part in a preseason practice session at Ron Joyce Stadium on May 28, 2018 in Hamilton, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)In late February, the Canadian Football League released a statement announcing former college football star Johnny Manziel had been kicked out of the league.According to NFL insider Benjamin Allbright, Manziel failed to show up for a mandatory counseling session, breaking an agreement he had with the league.Not long after his release, the Alliance of American Football stepped in and offered Manziel a chance to continue his football career. The former Texas A&M star landed with the Memphis Express – a team that has struggled to keep a quarterback on the field.Former Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg was benched in favor of Zach Mettenberger. However, Mettenberger suffered an ankle injury, opening the door for Brandon Silvers.With Manziel on the team, however, some wondered if the team would turn to the former NFL starter.Earlier this week, the Express announced Silvers will get the start this weekend.“He’s been in the film room all week, he’s been studying and meeting with the coaches a lot,” co-offensive coordinator Bobby Blizzard said of Silvers. “He’s been getting a lot of reps. He’s getting comfortable with what we’re trying to do against Birmingham.”Manziel won’t get the start in his first game with the team, but he’ll serve as the backup.Birmingham and Memphis kick off at 8:00 p.m. ET on NFL Network.
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