Bryant was indicted in February on felony drug charges and originally pleaded not guilty, but changed his stance Wednesday, pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges. As a result, the outside linebacker will receive 68 days probation which will expire on Oct. 3, the same day he is scheduled to return from his original four-game suspension. However, now that Bryant has changed his plea, his case will yet again be reviewed under the league's policies, potentially leading to a lengthier suspension. Bryant recorded 5.5 sacks in 14 games in 2015.
Armonty Bryant (suspension) will participate in the Cleveland Browns ' offseason program despite being suspended for the first four games of the upcoming season, Cleveland.com reports.
Bryant is not only suspended for the first quarter of this season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances, but he was also indicted in February on felony drug charges. Despite those troubling off-field issues, Bryant will be with the Browns when their offseason program begins next month, even though his status with the team beyond then remains a bit more uncertain.
Bryant's suspension comes after he was indicted last month on felony drug charges stemming from a December arrest in which he possessed Adderall, marijuana, oxycodone and a gun in his car. In addition to that alarming occurrence, Bryant will now be sidelined for the first quarter of the upcoming situation, compounding his tribulations at the moment.
Armonty Bryant was indicted Tuesday on felony drug charges stemming from a traffic stop on Dec. 25, ABC 5 Cleveland reports.
During the stop, police officers allegedly found Bryant with Adderall on his person in addition to marijuana, oxycodone, and a gun in the car. While he wasn't the driver, the charges could have an impact on the final year of his rookie deal in 2016.
Bryant has registered career highs in tackles, sacks, and forced fumbles this season, so it's an unfortunate turn of events as the
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