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Browns Release Antonio Callaway

Nov 14, 2019 4:25 PM

The Cleveland Browns have released Antonio Callaway.

Callaway was late to Sunday's game. Callaway was also suspended four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Callaway dropped to the Browns in the fourth round of the 2018 draft after several off-field incidents that culminated in missing his final season at Florida due to a suspension. Callaway had 51 catches, 675 yards and five touchdowns for the Browns.

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Texans Claim Vernon Hargreaves Off Waivers

Nov 14, 2019 10:08 AM

The Houston Texans have claimed Vernon Hargreaves off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Buccaneers let the cornerback go on Tuesday after he was benched last weekend for what Bruce Arians deemed a lack of hustle.

The Texans acquired Gareon Conley from the Oakland Raiders on Oct. 21 in exchange for a third-round pick. Conley was selected in the first round of the 2017 draft; Hargreaves was a first-round pick in 2016.

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Buccaneers Release Vernon Hargreaves After Not Hustling

Nov 12, 2019 11:07 AM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released Vernon Hargreaves two days after the starting cornerback was benched for a lack of hustle by Bruce Arians.

"After thoughtful consideration over the past few weeks, Bruce and I came to the conclusion that we needed to make this change," Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht said in a statement. "Decisions such as this are always difficult, but I felt it was in the best interest of our team to part ways with Vernon at this time and allow him to explore other opportunities. We are disappointed that it did not work out here for Vernon and we wish him continued success moving forward."

Hargreaves was the 11th overall pick in 2016. Tampa Bay picked up their fifth-year option for 2020 on Hargreaves worth $9 million. The contract was only guaranteed for injury.

"He didn't look like he was hustling to go in for a tackle," Arians said when asked about Hargreaves, who surrendered a 55-yard catch to Andy Isabella at the beginning of the third quarter against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. "He was chasing somebody across the field and he wasn't running fast enough."

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Bengals Release Preston Brown

Nov 12, 2019 11:04 AM

The Cincinnati Bengals have released Preston Brown. Brown had re-signed with the Bengals in March on a three-year, $16.5 million contract that included $4.8 million in guaranteed money.

Brown had 54 tackles with one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. 

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Browns Release Jermaine Whitehead

Nov 4, 2019 9:03 AM

The Cleveland Browns have release Jermaine Whitehead.

Whitehead made a series of threatening posts on social media against Browns color analyst Dustin Fox.

“Come get it in blood b—h made ass lil boy. I’m out there with a broke hand.. don’t get smoked f–k ass cracker,” wrote Whitehead.

To another Twitter user, Whitehead said, “Imma kill you b—h.. that’s on blood.”

Whitehead appeared in eight games this year and compiled 41 tackles and an interception.

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Seahawks Claim Josh Gordon Off Waivers

Nov 1, 2019 5:41 PM

The Seattle Seahawks have claimed former New England Patriots receiver Josh Gordon off waivers, coach Pete Carroll confirmed Friday.

"He's a unique talent," Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday. "Next week, we'll take a look and see what he looks like. ... He's a big-play guy and can stretch the field."

Carroll said he was surprised that another team didn't claim Gordon ahead of the Seahawks.

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