Thomas had his right knee and ankle examined on the sidelines before walking off the field and into the training room. The injury is not expected to be serious, and an MRI was ruled to be unnecessary.
"Uh, yeah, we'll know more,'' coach Mike Pettine said. "I don't think it's any serious. Yeah, normal (tests). Just getting checked.''
The injury is not considered serious, but his status for Thursay's preseason opener is currently in question.
"Uh, yeah, we'll know more,'' coach Mike Pettine said, per the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "I don't think it's any serious. Yeah, normal (tests). Just getting checked.''
Despite a below-average rookie season and a number of off-field issues,
"He's really proved to a lot of people that this is important to him and he's ready to be an NFL starting quarterback,'' the offensive tackle said Friday, via the Northeast Ohio Media Group. "Playing well in the scrimmage tonight and looking like an NFL quarterback is another good step in the direction that he wants to go. He's just earning that trust of his teammates that he's going to need to do if he wants to be that starter. He impressed a lot of people out here tonight.''
Manziel played well during the Browns' scrimmage Friday, completing 9 of 11 passes for 93 yards and two touchdowns.
The NFL player he chose to model proper offensive line play was his new teammate in the NFL, Browns tackle
"Man, he’s just a consistent player," Erving said, per ClevelandBrowns.com. "He’s just one of those guys where you watch his sets and you try and see what he does – his stance, his steps, his technique, how he uses his hands. It was a great example to look at. Joe Thomas is going to be a Hall of Famer one day."
Manziel is reportedly still in rehab but was recently spotted golfing with his father at a course in Shreveport, Louisiana.
"Obviously there's some uncertainty with Johnny right now and that's why we brought in Josh [McCown]," Thomas said. "He's a guy that if he's asked to carry the flag this year, he's going to do a great job. There's a chance we draft somebody or there's a chance Johnny comes back and he's a new person and he's rededicated to football."
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