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Manziel: I drank before dispute

CLEVELAND — Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel told police he drank alcohol before a dispute with his girlfriend while driving on a highway, a police report says.

Manziel was parked in a driveway Monday when Avon, Ohio, police found him after the fight with girlfriend Colleen Crowley, said the report, which was reported by a Cleveland TV station Friday.

Several people called police after seeing Manziel and Crowley, a TCU student, arguing in a vehicle. The argument escalated to the point Crowley tried to leave the car as it exited a highway.

Manziel and Crowley said they argued, and Manziel told police they had been drinking, the police report said. Police determined Manziel wasn't intoxicated, and he wasn't charged.

Manziel spent 70 days in the offseason in a Pennsylvania rehab facility that specializes in alcohol and drug addiction treatment.

Crowley also told police Manziel pushed her head into a window. Police saw an abrasion on her arm but later determined it was from Manziel's attempt to keep her from getting out of the vehicle while it was moving, the report said. Crowley told officers she did not want to press charges against the 2014 first-round draft pick.

Manziel wrote on Twitter on Friday that the argument was "dumb," the situation was "embarrassing" and he and Crowley were "fine." Crowley wrote on her Instagram account "J & I are fine."

Browns general manager Ray Farmer said in a statement the team talked to Manziel and his status for Sunday's game against the Broncos hadn't changed. Manziel started and won one game this season and is currently backing up starter Josh McCown.

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Fines: 49ers running back Carlos Hyde was fined $23,152 for using the crown of his helmet to make contact with Giants linebacker Jon Beason. … Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett was fined $20,000 for knocking down and diving on Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton during a Seahawks interception return. Bengals receiver A.J. Green was fined $5,78 for throwing the ball into the stands after scoring a touchdown that was called back on a penalty. … Broncos defensive end Malik Jackson was docked $17,363 for a horse-collar tackle versus the Raiders.

Bills: Running back LeSean McCoy was expected to return from a hamstring injury and play Sunday versus the Bengals.

Colts: Quarterback Andrew Luck, who missed the past two games with a sore right shoulder, was listed as questionable for Sunday night's showdown with the Patriots. He did limited work in practice the past three days. If he doesn't play, backup Matt Hasselbeck will likely make his third straight start.

Ravens: Pro Bowl right guard Marshal Yanda agreed to a four-year contract extension. Monetary terms weren't known. Yanda signed a five-year, $32.5 million contract in 2011.

Seahawks: After missing the past two games with a hamstring strain, running back Marshawn Lynch practiced and was expected to return Sunday against the Panthers. … Suspended fullback Derrick Coleman was released from jail in Seattle without charges being filed in a hit-and-run accident Wednesday. Authorities said they'd wait until an investigation was completed before deciding whether to file.

Manziel: I drank before dispute 10/16/15 [Last modified: Friday, October 16, 2015 11:03pm]
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