There very well could be a major worldwide riot if the Browns sit Johnny Manziel for the entire 2014 NFL season.
With each passing day, Manziel's popularity is growing by leaps and bounds...as evidenced by this tweet from Darren Rovell of ESPN.com:
With 942K followers, @JManziel2 becomes the 11th most followed active NFL player on Twitter, passing @RSherman_25.
— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) May 19, 2014
Despite passing outspoken Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman on the list, Manziel still has a way to go in order to crack the top-two:
Two active NFL players who have more than 2 million Twitter followers? @ReggieBush & @MikeVick. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) May 19, 2014
However, this next tweet from SI's Peter King shows just how quickly Manziel may close that gap in followers as time goes on:
Fave Stat of Draft: TWITTER MENTIONS Thur, 7 pm-midnight ET Manziel 2,500,000 NBA/NHL playoffs 519,000 (including LeBron)
— Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) May 12, 2014
Manziel received almost five times as many Twitter mentions on draft day as the NBA and NHL Playoffs combined...and he was the 22nd overall pick.
It's Manziel's world now and we're just tweeting in it.
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