Johnny Manziel’s CFL Contract Is Highly Incentivized, Gets No Guarantee From Coach That He Will Start

by 10 months ago

Getty Image

Johnny Manziel is officially back playing football at the professional level. Yesterday afternoon, Johnny Football announced to the world that he had signed a contract to play in the CFL for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Apparently Johnny’s contract with the team is highly incentivized and he will have to earn his pay all season.

Via Jason La Canfora

Manziel’s CFL contract: $122k base, $10k sign bonus, $18k housing stipend, $10k if active 6 games, $10k for 10 games active. $10k for 14 games active. Another $120k if plays half of snaps. March 1 $75k offseason bonus. 2018 $202k base w/same incentives

Johnny is also getting no guarantee that he will start over starter Jeremiah Masoli from his new coach June Jones

Via The National Post

TAGSCleveland BrownsJohnny Manziel