Chucky returns Friday night

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During football season, ESPN presents every Monday night a fairly neutered version of Jon Gruden, the feisty, scowling, F-bomb-dropping former head coach of the Raiders and Buccaneers.

OK, completely neutered.

In the offseason, however we get a glimpse of the man known widely as Chucky, who breaks out his on-field persona when meeting with top draft prospects.

This year, he gets together with 10 of them, and the process begins Friday night at 7:00 p.m. ET, when Gruden’s session with Andrew Luck debuts.

On Monday night, Robert Griffin III gets the Gruden treatment at 9:00 p.m. ET.

A clip from the first show has been posted at the ESPN “Front Row” site.