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Former NFL coach Gruden alarmed by Manziel's elbow trouble: 'I'd be very concerned'

The trouble Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel is experiencing with his throwing arm has raised the eyebrows of Jon Gruden, the former Super Bowl-winning head coach and unabashed Manziel fan who has worked closely with the former Heisman Trophy winner. "Hopefully it's nothing severe, but I'd be very concerned anytime a young quarterback or any quarterback is on the shelf for arm reasons," Gruden, now an ESPN analyst, said Wednesday during a conference call promoting Monday Night Football. "I haven't seen that anywhere else in pro football this year." Manziel, 22, hasn't thrown since Aug. 23 because of soreness in his right elbow and forearm,...

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