"It makes you hesitate because the kid can take off and go," Winn said of opposing defenses. "He can fly. Johnny can fly. It's exciting. He's definitely an exciting guy to watch.
"You never know what he's going to do. You want a quarterback that can stay in the pocket and put it where it needs to be, but he's one of these guys that if his read's not there, he's going to take off and pick up what he can get."
It's that X-factor that makes you think it will be difficult for Pettine to not turn to the rookie against the Colts. Cleveland needs a spark, and that's exactly why Manziel was brought to town in the first place.