REPORT: Ex-Browns QB Johnny Manziel Is The No. 1 Target For The New XFL
With the announcement that Vince McMahon would be bringing back the XFL in 2020, the league is definitely wanting to have some star power when the league comes back this time around.
McMahon has been in the entertainment business for a long time, so having a controversial figure bodes well for the success of the league. And at the top of his list of potential players is none other than Johnny Manziel.
Vince McMahon is going to announce new football league, which will start in 2020. I was told Johnny Manziel will be a No. 1 target for new league.
— Glenn Moore (@GlennMooreCLE) January 25, 2018
Back in 2001, the XFL came and went after one year due to terrible ratings. But in a world where social media runs just about everything, there are new and improved ways for the league to one day rival the beast that is the NFL.