Manziel, Gordon should be viewed as sad stories, not punchlines

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Johnny Manziel, his abbreviated NFL career off the rails, has been spending several nights clubbing on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. But in his words to TMZ, his unofficial biographer, “I don't think there's anything wrong with partying, bro. There’s a difference between partying and getting out of control.”

As if an alcoholic would know the difference.

Josh Gordon, while on NFL suspension for failing a drug test and awaiting reinstatement, reportedly failed another test and saw his request to get back in the league shot down Tuesday. But he seems dismissive of his inability to stay away from marijuana, typing on Twitter, “Call me if u need a real story worth writing,” and posting a video clip of his workout on Instagram:

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Jeff Schultz
Jeff Schultz
Jeff Schultz is a general sports columnist and blogger who isn't afraid to share his opinion, which may not necessarily jibe with yours.