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Johnny Manziel's Wife Wipes QB From Social Media ... Broken Up?!

3/21/2019 11:17 AM PDT

Johnny Manziel's wife, Bre Tiesi, has DELETED all traces of the QB from her Instagram page -- and removed "Manziel" from her last name ... and all signs point to a breakup. 

Unclear what triggered the move -- we're working on the story right now. 

Bre just came back from a girls' trip to Bali while Johnny has been working on getting his football career back on track by signing with a team in the AAF league. 

Obviously, SOMETHING happened ... we're trying to figure out what. 

Bre and Johnny had been going strong for years ... the two hooked up back in 2016 -- and it only took about a year for Johnny to ask her to marry him.

In fact, Manziel was so head over heels for Bre -- he gave her all the credit for pulling him out of his downward spiral that started with him being cut by the Browns after the 2015 season.

"When you find a girl as amazing as I did that saved me from where I was in my life, you absolutely put a ring on it."

But now, it seems the relationship could be over. 

It's just another rough time for the embattled QB ... remember, it was just a few weeks ago when he was cut from the entire Canadian Football League for violating the terms of his contract.

Things had started looking up for Johnny, though ... he just signed on with the Memphis Express in the AAF and could get some playing time.

For her part, Bre's been in Bali the last few days -- clearly trying to booty shake the pain of a breakup away.

Barry Sanders Jim Brown & Emmitt BATTLE OF THE BACKS

3/18/2019 9:13 AM PDT
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Here's an amazing photo ...

Jim Brown, Emmitt Smith and Barry Sanders all got together at a massive autograph signing event over the weekend -- and it begs the question, how do you rank these guys!? 

All 3 have routinely been brought up in the age-old "Who's the greatest running back of all time?" debate. They're all in the Hall of Fame. They're all legends. 

So, when they got together for a pic at the Chicago Sports Spectacular, it forced us to do some real debating in the office. 

Barry Sanders ... 15,269 yards on the ground in just 10 NFL seasons. 10 Pro Bowl selections. 6-time All-Pro. All this without a great offensive line. 

Emmitt Smith ... 18,355 yards rushing in 15 seasons. 164 rushing TDs. 1993 MVP, 3 Super Bowls, 8 Pro Bowls, 4-time All-Pro. 

Jim Brown ... 12,312 yards rushing in 9 seasons, 106 rushing TDs, 8-time NFL All-Pro, 9 Pro Bowls, 3 NFL MVPs. 

We looked at the autograph prices this weekend ... here's how they stack up in terms of value. 

Barry Sanders ... autographs start at $135, photo ops are $135. 

Emmitt Smith ... autographs start at $235, photo ops are $200. 

Jim Brown ... autographs start at $150, photo ops are $150. 

So, go ahead ... rank 'em. 

*Shout-out Walter Payton

Odell Beckham Thanks Giants 'I Gave U My All'

3/14/2019 6:12 AM PDT
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Odell Beckham is NOT going scorched earth on the Giants now that he's leaving NY -- in fact, he's killing his old fans with kindness on the way out.

"So many mixed emotions and feelings," Beckham said in a statement Thursday morning ... "This is all, a lot to process but it is reality."

Of course, Beckham was traded from the Giants to the Cleveland Browns where he'll be reunited with his close friend and former college teammate, Jarvis Landry.  

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"I want to thank the NY giants organization for giving me an opportunity to do what God put me on this earth to do," Odell said.

"I want to thank the organization and the owners for everything and especially giving me my first chance to be a part of the NFL."

"I gave u my all every Sunday."

Beckham also had this note to his fans and haters -- "I just wanna thank u guys for making my experience in NY SOMETHIN ILL NEVER FORGET!"

"To the New Yorkers and REAL NYG fans... you guys will always have a place in my heart, a beautiful city .. a beautiful place Thank You for every last moment and experience. Without them, I wouldn’t be exactly who I am today ! LUV"

Beckham was drafted by the Giants in 2014. He just signed a monster 5-year, $95 MILLION contract extension with the Giants in August 2018. 

There are reports he's seeking to redo his deal so he can get more money in Cleveland -- but so far, that hasn't happened yet. 

Kellen Winslow Jr. Back In Jail Lewd Conduct with 77-Year-Old

3/5/2019 6:29 AM PST
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Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. is back behind bars following TWO new allegations of sexual deviance ... this time, he's accused of touching himself in front of a 77-year-old woman. 

Remember, Winslow had been out on bail while fighting allegations he raped 3 women. Officials say 2 of the women were transients who were kidnapped by the former tight end. 

A 3rd woman claims Winslow raped her 15 years ago while she was unconscious. 

If convicted on all counts, Winslow faces up to life in prison. Bail was set at $2 million, which he posted back in July

But, according to officials, Winslow has NOT been living up to the terms of his bail -- and now, prosecutors claim he committed more sexual impropriety just last month. 

Officials say Winslow was working out at a San Diego area gym on Feb. 13 -- when he started touching himself and asking a nearby elderly woman if she liked it. 

The very next week, the woman claims she was in a hot tub at the same gym when Winslow once again engaged in lewd conduct. The woman says she got out of the tub and reported Winslow. 

She also claims Winslow reached out and touched her arm and foot as she tried to leave. 

Winslow was formally charged with 2 counts of lewd conduct, 1 count of battery of an elder and 1 count of willful cruelty to an elder. 

The judge in Winslow's case revoked his bail on Monday and ordered him to be locked up. 

He's due back in court later Tuesday. 

Winslow played in the NFL from 2004 to 2013 -- and made the Pro Bowl in 2007 as a tight end for the Cleveland Browns.

NFL's Jermaine Whitehead Icy Diamond Chain Haul Worth $79k!!!

3/2/2019 12:05 AM PST
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Cleveland's already cold as hell ... and Jermaine Whitehead ain't helping, 'cause the Browns safety just dropped a big chunk of dough on some new ICE ... TMZ Sports has learned.

The ex-Auburn Tigers star is staying busy in the off-season ... adding 3 shiny new additions to his jewelry collection.

We're told JW hit up Luxe Jewelers in ATL for the job ... and this is all he copped --

Smaller tennis chain 10kt gold 19.50ct diamond -- $20k
Bigger tennis chain 10kt gold 30.00ct Diamonds -- $47k
Pendant 14kt 4.90ct round and Baguette Diamonds -- $12k

Add all that up ... and you got a $79,000 haul!!!

We're told each piece is one-of-a-kind specifically made for Whitehead ... and he LOVES the end product.

Get that ice, young man!!!

Nick Chubb Crushes 410-lb Lift ... Your Move, Kareem Hunt!

2/27/2019 10:20 AM PST
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Here's Nick Chubb reminding EVERYONE why he's still the starting RB in Cleveland ... he just murdered a 410-pound lift in an offseason workout -- and didn't even celebrate it!!!

The Browns star -- who was just named the starter over newly acquired Kareem Hunt -- loaded up 410 pounds on the bar and hit a perfect clean Wednesday.

If you're unfamiliar ... the lift is a power clean that's REALLY difficult -- even pro lifters struggle with weights over 400 pounds in the move.

But, Chubb didn't even react like it was a feat ... calmly poppin' the bar off his shoulders after he hit the perfect rep.

Sure seems like more than a coincidence that Chubb decided to post the vid Wednesday ... 'cause his coach, Freddie Kitchens, just told reporters Chubb is still the team's starting RB over Hunt.

Remember, the team just signed Kareem earlier this month ... and some wondered how soon it would be for the ex-Chiefs superstar to take over as the lead back.

But, seems it won't be that easy ... especially if Chubb keeps hitting the iron like this!!!

Nick -- one of Cleveland's two 2nd-round picks last year -- was a stud for the Browns as a rookie this past season, running for 996 yards and 8 TDs in only nine starts.

While Chubb's in the gym, his quarterback, Baker Mayfield, is taking a well-deserved vacation in Turks and Caicos.

Baker and fiancee Emily Wilkinson are relaxing by the beach with fellow NFL stars Saquon Barkley and Sterling Shepard, who also brought their significant others. 

By the way, Sterling is married to Victoria's Secret model Chanel Iman ... and yeah, she looks goooooood

NFL's Antonio Callaway Mostly Victorious In Weed Arrest Case

2/21/2019 12:20 AM PST
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Good news, bad news for Cleveland Browns star Antonio Callaway -- officials have DROPPED the drug possession charge against him stemming from a 2018 weed arrest. 

BUT ... he just got sentenced to probation for driving on a suspended license. 

As we previously reported, the 22-year-old wide receiver was pulled over in Ohio at 2:59 AM on August 5 for a routine traffic violation. 

During the stop, cops found a small amount of weed, gun parts and bullets in Antonio's Dodge Charger -- and he was cited for weed possession and driving on a suspended license. 

Callaway told the officers the weed was not his -- it was left over from someone else who had been driving the car. Antonio's attorney, Kevin Spellacy, tells us the amount of weed in the car was so "insignificant" it became clear to prosecutors they "couldn't make a case on the drugs."

Now, we've learned Callaway appeared in court on January 25 -- where prosecutors decided to drop the weed charge but pursued the suspended license situation. 

Callaway pled guilty to the license charge and was sentenced to 1 year probation and was ordered to pay around $400 in fines, plus other court fees. 

There's more ... Callaway also pled guilty in court to a speeding charge he picked up for a SEPARATE incident in the fall -- when he was busted for going 58 mph in a 35 mph zone before the Browns played the Chargers on Oct. 14.

Court records show Callaway was ordered to pay a fine in that case.

Bottom line -- he's basically out of the woods ... as long as he keeps his nose clean for the next year. 

Callaway caught 43 passes for 586 and 5 TDs for Cleveland in an impressive rookie season this past year ... and is expected to be a major part of the offense during the 2019 season. 

Baker Mayfield I Haven't Talked to Kareem Hunt

2/18/2019 8:11 AM PST
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Baker Mayfield says he hasn't linked up with his newest star running back ... telling TMZ Sports he's yet to talk to Kareem Hunt since joining the Browns.

The star QB -- along with his fiancee, Emily Wilkinson -- was at LAX over the weekend and we asked if he's had a chance to connect with Hunt after the team signed him last Monday.

Of course ... it's been a busy week for Bake -- he had a romantic Valentine's dinner with Emily ... and just got back from a trip to Denver with his Oklahoma teammates.

As for Bake's teammates, we spoke with David Njoku about the new addition ... and he says he's excited to welcome Hunt aboard. So, we're assuming the guy won't be getting the cold shoulder.

We also asked Mayfield if the Browns will be in the playoffs next year ... and the Dawg Pound will (cautiously) wanna hear his response.

NFL's Larry Johnson I Could've Saved Kareem Hunt

2/17/2019 12:20 AM PST
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Ex-NFL star Larry Johnson is sick of watching young players like Kareem Hunt make the same STUPID mistakes he made as a player ... and wishes they'd "get their heads out of their asses" and reach out for help. 

"I hope these guys will start realizing that there's nothing you've done that other players haven't done already," the former K.C. Chiefs running back told us. 

Of course, Johnson was a STUD in his prime -- but, his NFL career was marred by off-the-field issues ... including violent incidents with a woman. 

But, Larry says he's a changed man now -- he's learned the hard way -- and wants to make sure other talented players don't throw away their careers because they're too dumb to learn from his mistakes.  

"Hopefully young guys will start reaching out to older players who have been in these situations before they get themselves in these situations," Johnson said.

"I wish these young players will get their heads out of their ass and really use the veterans to help them stay away from these issues."

It's obvious Johnson feels he could've been a real impact as a mentor for Kareem Hunt and others who are having trouble staying out of trouble

Browns' David Njoku 'Excited' for Kareem Hunt ... We're Real Contenders

2/13/2019 3:10 PM PST
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Cleveland Browns stud tight end David Njoku says he's "excited" to play with Kareem Hunt next season -- telling TMZ Sports the RB will only add more firepower to an already explosive offense.

"I'm really excited that he's here," Njoku said ... "I know he can definitely help our offense in years to come rather than just next year."

You already know the backstory with Hunt ... but Njoku says he's "comfortable" playing with the former Chiefs star and wants to help him move forward with his career. 

Njoku is also STOKED to get back on the field with Baker Mayfield

"Baker coming to Cleveland is one of the greatest things that's ever happened to us. His mindset, his mentality ... he's the man!" 

Of course, Cleveland hasn't won a division title since 1989 -- but Njoku is confident 2019 will be the year the Dawg Pound gets back in the postseason ... thanks to stars like Nick Chubb, Antonio Callaway, Jarvis Landry and others.

"We're very confident in each other ... and it's going to be a very fun year next year."

We also spoke with Njoku about his brothers -- who are also freak athletes and will both be playing college ball next season -- and he says he wouldn't be surprised if they're all balling in the league at the same time!!

Earnest Byner If Hunt's Changed ... I Support Browns Signing

2/12/2019 1:30 PM PST
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Earnest Byner says he's in favor of the Browns giving Kareem Hunt a second chance ... IF the ex-Chiefs superstar and the team can show he's a changed man.

TMZ Sports spoke with the ex-Brown shortly after Cleveland inked the troubled RB ... and he says BOTH Hunt and the team have to show more for him to accept the controversial signing.

Byner -- who trained with Hunt before the draft -- tells us he wants to see if Kareem has "gone through a process of development" before he throws his support behind the move.

Don't get it twisted ... Earnest says he's all in favor of second chances -- he just believes what Kareem did to a female in an altercation at a Cleveland hotel last year was unacceptable.

"We don't support the violence against women. Okay? That will never happen. That should not be."

For their part ... both general manager John Dorsey and Hunt himself issued statements insisting the running back has learned his lesson.

"What I did was wrong and inexcusable," Hunt said Monday.

"That is not the man I was raised to be, and I’ve learned a great deal from that experience and certainly should have been more truthful about it after the fact."

Lions GM Bob Quinn We Passed On Kareem Hunt ... 'I Want Good People'

2/12/2019 9:01 AM PST
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Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn says his team DID consider signing Kareem Hunt ... but ultimately passed, saying, "I want good people in this organization."

The Lions brass held a Q&A session for season-ticket holders at Ford Field on Monday ... when Quinn opened up to a fan on why Kareem is in a Browns jersey now and not a Lions one.

Bob didn't hold back ... saying the troubled RB did NOT fit the mold of the kind of player they want on their team.

"We talked about it internally and he’s a player that we didn’t feel comfortable bringing to the Lions for numerous issues."

"I stand by that. That’s my word. I want good players and I want good people in this organization.”

Of course, Browns GM John Dorsey seems to disagree ... after signing Kareem on Monday he said, "Given what we know about Kareem through our extensive research, we believe he deserves a second chance."

The Lions don't play the Browns in 2019 ... but, it seems now both fanbases will be keeping a close eye on the RB next season.

Kareem Hunt Deserved 2nd Chance W/ Browns ... NFL Players Say

2/11/2019 4:10 PM PST
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Kareem Hunt deserved a second chance in the NFL and it's GOOD the Browns signed him Monday ... so say 2 NFL players, who tell TMZ Sports they're happy for the RB.

We got Titans TE Jonnu Smith and Eagles DB Jeremiah McKinnon out in L.A. just hours after Cleveland inked the ex-Chiefs star ... and both say they're glad the deal went down.

"I think it's good, man, that he got another opportunity," Jonnu says ... "Everybody makes mistakes. I'm just glad the NFL is giving guys second chances."

Added Jeremiah, "We're just glad he got a second chance."

Remember, Kansas City shockingly cut the superstar in November after TMZ Sports posted a video showing him getting violent with a woman in a Cleveland hotel.

Hunt apologized almost immediately after ... and has said he's undergoing treatment for alcohol and anger management to make sure similar incidents never happen again.

The Browns clearly think he's done enough to earn another job in the NFL ... 'cause they signed him to a reported 1-year deal -- with GM John Dorsey saying, "Given what we know about Kareem through our extensive research, we believe he deserves a second chance."

Both Smith and McKinnon are thrilled for the RB ... and say the Browns are now definitely a team to watch in 2019.

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