Johnny Manziel to Back Up Jeremiah Masoli for Hamilton’s Entire Season

Johnny Manziel to Back Up Jeremiah Masoli for Hamilton’s Entire Season

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats head coach June Jones expects Johnny Manziel to serve as the backup to Jeremiah Masoli for the entire 2018 CFL season.

According to ESPN.com’s Mike Rodak, Jones said after Wednesday’s practice: “I would say Jeremiah is doing very, very well. Until something creates for me to take him out of there, I would say he’ll be our starter for the whole year, hopefully, and win the Grey Cup.”

Manziel signed with the Tiger-Cats on Saturday and made a two-year commitment to play for the team.

The 29-year-old Masoli, who played collegiately at Oregon and Ole Miss, has been Hamilton’s primary starter in

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