• Browns’ Bryant banned four games in drugs case


    LOS ANGELES: Cleveland Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant has been suspended for the first four games of the 2016 NFL season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, the NFL announced on Friday (Saturday in Manila).

    Bryant was indicted on February 10 on two counts of felony drug possession stemming from a Christmas Day traffic stop in which he and former teammate De’Ante Saunders were arrested.

    Police said they found marijuana, prescription drugs and a loaded handgun in Saunders’s car.

    Bryant was charged with possession of Adderall and Oxycodone and has pleaded not guilty.

    Saunders was charged with improperly handling a weapon in a motor vehicle.

    Bryant is eligible to participate in off-season workouts and pre-season practices and pre-season games before his suspension begins with the start of the regular season.



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