Report: Saints interested in Johnny Manziel

FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel speaks with media members following the team's 30-13 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in an NFL football game, in Seattle. Manziel has been suspended for the first four games of next season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.The suspension announced Thursday, June 30, 2016, is not related to the NFL's domestic violence policy, but the free agent quarterback would be subject to it if he signs with another team. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund, File)

(The Daily Advertiser) -Troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel may have a new home in New Orleans.’s Ian Rapoport tweeted Thursday that Saints coach Sean Payton has an interest in the former Heisman Trophy winner and Cleveland Browns first-round pick.

Rapoport also tweeted that Payton’s interest isn’t new. The Saints coach has reportedly met with the quarterback recently.

Fear not Saints fans, Drew Brees is not getting replaced by Manziel.

Manziel would be brought in as a backup to Brees.

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