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Johnny Manziel hasn’t made a lot of friends since winning the Heisman Trophy last December, but one NFL quarterback has taken a shine to college football’s most controversial quarterback.
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Flacco started talking about Manziel after he was asked about the negative reaction to his face being plastered all over Denver to promote the NFL season opener on Thursday.
Manziel didn’t do his reputation any favors this weekend. Despite completing 6-of-8 passes for 94 yards and three touchdowns against Rice, Manziel also taunted Rice players and got himself a 15-yard penalty – and ultimately benched – for talking smack.
Flacco, however, is fond of Manziel’s persona.
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“Being hated is not a bad thing,” he said.
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