May 9, 2014; Berea, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns first round draft pick Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M) speaks during a press conference at the Cleveland Browns Headquarters. Mandatory Credit: Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Browns ban national media from rookie camp to avoid 'Tebow situation'

Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. And while Manziel might be considered the opposite of Tim Tebow, in a lot of ways they’re very similar.

Particularly when it comes to media obsession.

But the Browns have gotten the benefit of seeing how Tim Tebow’s career played out and are taking steps to avoid the “Tebowmania” and “Tebow Circus” when it comes to Manziel.

Step one, ban national media from the Browns rookie camp.

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