Johnny Manziel has reportedly met with New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton on the heels of his engagement to bre teisi. According to a new report, the once stellar quarterback, who has been linked to legal problems and addiction struggles in the months since he was released from the Cleveland Browns, could soon make his NFL return.

Although Manziel's return to the NFL has yet to be confirmed, he has confirmed his engagement to Teisi, which took place earlier this month during a trip to Paris, France. "When you find a girl as amazing as I did that saved me from where I was in my life, you absolutely put a ring on it," Manziel explained to TMZ a short time later.

According to the report, Manziel and Teisi, who has been seen on MTV's "Wild'n Out," hit it off in December during a trip to Miami and have been going strong ever since.

"I'm in shock. I couldn't imagine a day without [Johnny Manziel]," Teisi told TMZ after the engagement. "I'm so glad I never have to."

Johnny Manziel was released from the Browns in early 2016

Following numerous allegations of brutal fights with his former girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, Manziel was released from the Browns and failed to be signed by any other team in the months that followed. While there was a rumor that Manziel had been in talks to serve as a backup for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, nothing ever came of the report.

Manziel's football career began at Texas A&M, where he was widely known as "Johnny Football." However, once in the NFL, Manziel appeared to be distracted from his career by his troubled relationship with Crowley and his hard-partying lifestyle. Prior to his release, Manziel had played in just eight games in two seasons with the Browns.

Will Sean Payton give Johnny Manziel the chance he's hoping for?

In recent months, Manziel claimed to have changed his life for the better, but when it comes to his NFL return, nothing is promised and with many other eligible quarterbacks, including Colin Kaepernick, ready to be signed, it is hard to say whether any organization will want to be tied to his past issues.