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Johnny Manziel and the Browns surprise young footballers

Johnny Manziel and the Browns surprise young footballers

(Cleveland) - The Browns made a surprise visit Tuesday evening stopping by the Cleveland Police Athletic League and Greater Cleveland Muny Football League practices at Humphrey Park in the city's Collinwood neighborhood.

Johnny Manziel, Billy Winn, and Chris Kirksey were among those playing alongside 150 youth football players and coaches during their stop. Browns players assisted the coaches and participate in various youth football drills throughout the event.

It's part of the the Cleveland Browns committed to assisting the development, safety and growth of youth football throughout Northeast Ohio with year-round programming for players, coaches, officials and parents.

Through camps, clinics and other initiatives, the Browns’ goal is to promote healthy, social, emotional, intellectual and physical development of youth by enhancing opportunities for youth football participation and education.

Billy Winn

Launched in June 2014, the Cleveland Browns First and Ten campaign is the team’s new community program, established to inspire fans to volunteer in and help their communities throughout the world by volunteering for 10 hours each year.

Through First and Ten, the Browns are the only NFL club to promote a long-term volunteering program that unifies the team and its entire fan base, with the goal of impacting every individual’s city across the globe, as well as the franchise’s local community.

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