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Johnny Manziel spotted partying at Coachella, defies Drew Rosenhaus’ warning

Johnny Manziel did not seem to heed Drew Rosenhaus’ warning as the beleaguered quarterback is slowly flushing his career away as he continues his partying lifestyle and this time being spotted at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

TMZ reported that Manziel was out at the Choachella partying with friend Ryan Silverstein, who was also with him at the alleged car crash over the weekend, and who knows what he and his crew will do in the festival where booze is definitely an abundance.

Manziel does seem to remember that he is still unemployed and teams are having second thoughts of taking him in with his off-field activities.

Rosenhaus stated Friday that he threatened to cut ties with Manziel if the latter would not seek professional help and by the looks of things, the two will most likely hit separate ways.

ABC News reported that Rosenhaus has terminated the standard representing Manziel with the aim of helping him get professional help, but Rosenhaus has seen what Manziel can do as his supposed client got involved in a hit-and-run case, car crash incident and being tagged along in a drug abuse case as well.

He even told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that he is giving Manziel five days to figure things out or the termination of their relationship as client-agent will be permanent and non-negotiable.

“I have informed him that if he takes the immediate steps I have outlined for him that I will rescind the termination and continue to represent him. Otherwise the termination will become permanent. There is a five-day window for me to rescind the termination. I’m hoping he takes the necessary steps to get his life back on track,” Rosenhaus said.

However, Denver Broncos star Von Miller still wants to give his former Texas A&M teammate the benefit of the doubt and believes that he can still change his ways and find that football player inside of him. Miller told CBS Sports that everyone who has given up on him are all wrong and he will continue to stand by his friend, whom he calls a “brother.”

“He’s had people who have given up on him. I’m not going to be that guy. I’ve never been that guy. Johnny’s my brother. I didn’t play with him at Texas A&M, but he’s my brother and we have a unique relationship. I’m here to help him no matter what it is. I’m tied to him, good or bad. You can’t ever count anybody out and I think everybody who has counted him out is just wrong. You have to take life one day at a time and I’m here with him and I’m here to remind him that I’m here to help him,” Miller explained.

How long must people like Von Miller continue to stand by Manziel if Manziel himself does not seem to bother of the help being extended to him?

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