• My Scores
  • NFL
  • NBA
  • NHL
  • Golf

Report: Brandon Browner decision will be made in late December

By John Breech | CBSSports.com

Brandon Browner will learn his fate in late December. (USATSI)
Brandon Browner will learn his fate in late December. (USATSI)

Back on Nov. 25, Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner was hit with a one-year suspension for reportedly violating the league's substance abuse policy. The suspension hasn't started though because Browner is appealing it. The decision on that appeal is expected to be handed down in late December around Christmas-time, according to ESPN.com.

Browner's eligible to play until a ruling has been made and if the ruling isn't handed down until Christmas, that means that Browner could potentially be on the field for the Seahawks Week 15 and Week 16 games against the the Giants and Cardinals. Browner, who's dealing with a strained groin, has already been ruled out of Sunday's game against San Francisco.

The NFL has already offered to reduce Browner's suspension by three months, but he turned that down. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported on Sunday that Browner won't accept any deal that might affect his impending free agency in March or his playing status for the postseason. The Seahawks will clinch the NFC West division title with a win over the 49ers on Sunday.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Sign up to our newsletter and find out who your team could be picking

nfl Video

November 27, 2015
November 27, 2015
Giants at Redskins preview
November 27, 2015
Eagles at Lions review
November 26, 2015
2015 Phil Simms' All-Iron Award Winners


Most Popular

2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl