The eagerly awaited return of "Johnny Football" began in Montreal on an unlucky start when his first pass was intercepted.
And it only got worse for Manziel and the Montreal Alouettes on Friday night. Manziel threw four interceptions in the first half, which was a 50-11 defeat for the Hamilton Tiger Cats.
It was Manziel's first appearance in a Pro Football game since December 2015, when he cut with the Cleveland Browns, the former Heisman Trophy winner from Texas A & M after two seasons due to inconsistent performances and off-the-field issues ,
His Canadian debut went south when it began, but Montreal coach Mike Sherman said after the
Manziel described the loss as "humiliating," but vowed back.
Others wondered if he was doomed to fail after just a few weeks' starter
Although Manziel did not apologize for his play, he said he could have benefited from a little more training time ,
While remembering the Manziel magic of football fans, Hamilton overcame Montreal in the early stages and took a 38-3 lead at half-time into the dressing room.
Manziel finished the first half 9-1
Manziel was removed from the game after the third quarter, and the Tiger Cats rolled to a 50-11 victory.
His final stat line: 11/20, 104 yards, no touchdowns, four interceptions – 2 rushes, 4 yards – 2 tackles
Twitter was less than impressed, as was to be expected.
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