"That's all I've known for so long," Manziel said, per Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. "It's what I love to do. It's hard. It's hard sitting here going through OTA time and going through summer time and then getting ready to go through fall camp and not being a part of it. But at the same time, I'm really optimistic and hopeful that I'll get another chance. That's really what I'm holding out for every day."
The Tiger-Cats made room for Manziel on their roster earlier this month when they traded incumbent starter Zach Collaros.