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Mackey: The Vikings just need to hope Johnny Manziel isn’t Steph Curry

By pmackey@1500espn.com

No team felt confident enough in Johnny Manziel as a sure-fire top-level quarterback to draft him in the first 21 picks in the first round of last week’s NFL draft. We know this now.

It wasn’t until the Cleveland Browns – who already passed on Manziel in the top 10 – outbid the Vikings to move up to No. 22 did Manziel come off the board.

The Vikings had chances to draft Manziel at No. 8 and No. 9 if they thought highly enough of him, but that obviously wasn’t the case.

Yes, it would have been extremely entertaining to watch Manziel run around in a purple uniform…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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