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BREAKING NEWS: Johnny Manziel Declares For 2014 NFL Draft

The most polarizing QB prospect in the country just made it official. Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel is now eligible for the 2014 NFL Draft. How do fans of the Houston Texans, the team with the first pick in the draft, feel about the idea of Manziel being a Texan?

Johnny Football's heading to the NFL.
Johnny Football's heading to the NFL.
Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

A report came out yesterday that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had decided on an agent, so this is simply the other shoe:

If you hadn't already, prepare yourself for a solid four months of "THE TEXANS NEED TO DRAFT JOHNNY FOOTBALL!" talk. Before you dismiss the idea entirely, I would encourage you to take a gander at The Sideline View's current Big Board. If John Harris truly thinks Manziel is currently the best player in the entire draft, it's enough to give me pause; Harris isn't some dude who watches a few YouTube highlight clips and declares himself a draftnik. He watches the film. Allllllllllll the film.

My bias aside, I watched a fair amount of A&M games this year, and I thought Johnny Manziel was noticeably better as a passer this year than he was during his Heisman Trophy winning campaign in 2012. Frankly, Manziel was a better all-around player this year than he was last year, and that's saying something. My concerns about how he'd handle adjusting to NFL defenses that he can't out-quick and the potential off-the-field distractions remain, but I don't rule him out as an option for the Texans.

Nevertheless, I still prefer Teddy Bridgewater at No. 1, which matters none, as I am not the one making the decision and the 2014 NFL Draft does not start today. I now turn it over to you in the Comments.