Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Browns released troubled wide
receiver Davone Bess on Wednesday.
Bess has been in the news for all the wrong reasons this offseason. He was
arrested on Jan. 17 at an airport in Florida on charges of assaulting a police
officer. The arrest occurred just one day after Bess posted a photo on his
Twitter page of a small package containing what appeared to be marijuana.
The 28-year-old Bess played for the Miami Dolphins from 2008-2012 before being
traded to the Browns in 2013. He finished with 42 catches for 362 yards and
two touchdowns in 14 games last season, missing the final two contests for
Bess has caught 363 passes for 3,809 yards and 14 touchdowns in 91 career
games with Miami and Cleveland.
The Hawaii product is still owed a guaranteed $3.067 million for 2014. The
Browns signed him to a three-year contract extension shortly after they
obtained him in the trade with Miami.
The Browns also released wide receiver Brian Tyms and linebacker Paul Hazel.
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