STATEMENT FROM THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE ON THE STATUS OF JOHNNY MANZIEL

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 — TORONTO (September 27, 2017) — The Canadian Football League (CFL) has released the following statement:

After an extensive process of due diligence and an in-person meeting with Mr. Manziel, the Commissioner has decided that he will not register any contract for Mr. Manziel for this season. However, Mr. Manziel will be eligible to sign a contract for the 2018 season and, if Mr. Manziel meets certain conditions that have been spelled out by the Commissioner, the CFL will register that contract.  The specifics of those conditions are confidential and will not be disclosed. The CFL has extended the stay on the expiry of the 10-day window for Mr. Manziel until November 30, 2017 and therefore Mr. Manziel will remain on Hamilton’s negotiation list until that date.

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