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Browns release Armonty Bryant

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 04:  Armonty Bryant #95 of the Cleveland Browns reacts during the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on October 4, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images) Getty Images

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn’t the only player who finished serving a four-game suspension this weekend.

His teammate Rob Ninkovich, Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and others have also wrapped up their time in the penalty box. Most of them will be returning to action with their teams this week, but not Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant.

The Browns announced Monday that they have released Bryant, who served a suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy. Bryant may also face further league discipline after pleading guilty to drug charges this offseason.

Bryant was a seventh-round pick by the Browns in 2013 and played in 31 games for the team over the last three seasons. He had 8.5 sacks and two forced fumbles while playing mainly as a reserve on the Cleveland defense.

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7 Responses to “Browns release Armonty Bryant”
  1. kcchefs58 says: Oct 3, 2016 10:39 AM

    Cowboys on every line!

  2. ragnarthegreat says: Oct 3, 2016 10:41 AM

    I like it. Create a culture of accountability and consequences. Great place to start turning an organization around.

  3. onebuffalove716 says: Oct 3, 2016 10:52 AM

    So……he’s out produced all of their 1st rounders combined over the last 8-9 years

  4. firstdownbrowns says: Oct 3, 2016 11:03 AM

    the other teams should follow the Browns lead. if u have to stand in front of the Judge and explain why. the teams should cut you . bet it would count day on there off the field nonsense.

  5. pj1983a says: Oct 3, 2016 11:09 AM

    Good. Decent enough player, but not worth the headache he was becoming.

  6. dadsource says: Oct 3, 2016 11:18 AM

    Hue sounds like he has no tolerance for anyone who is not 100% committed to football. Even the slightest hint of focus being elsewhere and ‘bye’. I can understand that. It will focus the guys who are there and force others to step up. I hope in 12 years we’re talking about Hue as a Hall of Fame coach after winning 3 Super Bowls…..

  7. whenwilliteverend says: Oct 3, 2016 12:11 PM

    Consequences. He’d rather do other things than be a football player. Now he has more time to do those other things.

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