Kate Hairopoulos of the Dallas Morning News provided comments from the elder Manziel, who said his son refused admittance to rehabilitation facilities twice over the past week. He doesn't think that paints a promising picture moving forward.
"I truly believe if they can't get him help, he won't live to see his 24th birthday," Paul Manziel said.
On Friday, Manziel's agent, Erik Burkhardt, announced he was parting ways with the signal-caller, per Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com.
The Browns star is back in the spotlight after ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley alleged he assaulted her and said "shut up or I'll kill us both" during an encounter last week, per Rebecca Lopez of WFAA News 8.