Johnny Manziel continues to collect critics, but don't count Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco among them. "But I don't know how I really felt about Johnny Manziel, but I feel like now everyone hates him. The punishment from the investigation cost him the first half of Texas A&M's season-opening win over Rice on Saturday, a game that saw Manziel take a 15-yard penalty for taunting before being benched by his coach. But Flacco has drawn criticism this offseason for a monster contract that many critics say he doesn’t deserve. One of the most dry and rigid personalities in the NFL feels a strange connection to a 20-year old who has become the embodiment of everything that is wrong with college football.