Johnny Manziel names surprising quarterback as NFL’s ‘GOAT’


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Johnny Manziel has added a stunning identify to the GOAT dialog.

The record of candidates amongst many NFL followers is not very lengthy, and it is a good assumption that the majority would give that nod to Tom Brady, given his seven Tremendous Bowls and quite a few data.

Patrick Mahomes‘ three titles on the age of 28 mixed along with his uncooked expertise places him on the record, together with perhaps Joe Montana.

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Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a move throughout a sport in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas Metropolis, Mo. (James Allison/Icon Sportswire)

These are the same old three suspects within the typical argument, however Manziel, who some take into account the GOAT of school soccer, went approach outdoors the field when requested about one of the best QBs ever Wednesday. 

“The GOAT in my eyes might be nonetheless, man, I’ve a unique opinion, I really like Michael Vick,” he advised FanDuel TV’s “Run It Back.”

Vick was the primary quarterback to run for 1,000 yards in a single season, ceaselessly altering the sport and the way the place is performed.

“That was simply the operating model,” Maziel added. “Mahomes is properly on his approach, however you gotta win six, seven Tremendous Bowls to beat Brady.”

Michael Vick looks to pass

Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick stands on the sphere earlier than a sport between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Los Angeles Chargers at Dignity Well being Sports activities Park Oct. 13, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (Denis Poroy/Getty Photographs)

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After being chosen first general by the Atlanta Falcons within the 2001 NFL Draft, Vick was dwelling as much as the hype, making three Professional Bowls and ending in second and fourth in MVP voting his first six NFL seasons.

Nevertheless, he missed two years resulting from serving jail time after collaborating in an unlawful dog-fighting ring. However when he earned a beginning job once more in 2010 with the Philadelphia Eagles, he was named the Comeback Participant of the Yr, completed second within the Offensive Participant of the Yr voting and was named to the Professional Bowl for a fourth time.

Mike Vick against the Bucs

Michael Vick (7) of the Atlanta Falcons is rushed by Simeon Rice (97) of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers within the Bucs’ 30-27 victory on the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. (Todd Kirkland/Icon SMI/Icon Sport Media through Getty Photographs)

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Vick retired in 2015 after throwing for 22,464 yards and speeding for one more 6,109. He accomplished 56.2% of his passes for 133 touchdowns, scoring one other 36 on the bottom.

These numbers do not precisely scream finest quarterback of all time, however Manziel certain has an argument for finest Madden participant ever.

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