Johnny Manziel's first NFL start was awful, was constantly mocked by Bengals


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The highly anticipated first-career NFL start for Johnny Football turned into Johnny Nightmare very quickly. I think he got a sense that his scrambling around and him just throwing into a pile of defenders doesn't work in the NFL.

His first career interception came on a throw that should've been a completed pass. He waited so long to throw the ball to Andre Hawkins when he clearly had space on Dre Kirkpatrick. Well, Kirkpatrick made up ground on Hawkins and easily intercepted Manziel.

His second interception was reminiscent of his playing days at Texas A&M. Manziel threw across his body into the middle of the field and was intercepted at the goal line by Pacman Jones. In college, an Aggies receiver probably comes down with the awful decision, but he learned quickly that it doesn't work in the big leagues.

The Browns QB was sacked three times and finished with an abysmal stat line: 10-for-18 for 80 yards, two INT, sacked three times and a QBR of 1.0. His career can only go up, right?

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He was also mocked all game by Bengals defenders doing the quarterback's signature "Money Manziel" celebration.

Here are all of the times he was mocked:

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(GIFs via BroBible)

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