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Sport Browns cut WR Antonio Callaway hours before kickoff amid reported substance-abuse ban

00:21  15 november  2019
00:21  15 november  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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BREAKING: Browns WR Antonio Callaway was benched for arriving late to Sunday's game vs The Browns gave Callaway plenty of chances, but his actions ended up speaking louder than that ESPN’s Josina Anderson reported that the Browns said Callaway simply had “too many issues.”

Browns cut Callaway after WR 's latest missteps. CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Browns waived Antonio Callaway on Thursday, with a He was suspended for the first four games of this season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, and a second suspension would result in a 10-game ban .

Hours before kickoff against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday, the Cleveland Browns announced that they have released second-year wide receiver Antonio Callaway.

a man holding a football ball: BEREA, OH - JUNE 4, 2019: Wide receiver Antonio Callaway #11 of the Cleveland Browns on the field during a mandatory mini camp practice on June 4, 2019 at the Cleveland Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio. (Photo by: 2019 Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images)© Provided by Oath Inc. BEREA, OH - JUNE 4, 2019: Wide receiver Antonio Callaway #11 of the Cleveland Browns on the field during a mandatory mini camp practice on June 4, 2019 at the Cleveland Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio. (Photo by: 2019 Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images)

NFL Networks’ Ian Rapoport reports that Callaway is facing a 10-game suspension for another violation of the league’s substance abuse policy. Callaway appealed the suspension last week, according to the report, arguing that the positive test resulted from a tainted CBD product.

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Browns cut Callaway days after WR disciplined. Callaway was benched before Sunday's 19-16 victory over the Buffalo Bills for showing up late to FirstEnergy Stadium, a source told ESPN earlier this week, confirming a report by Cleveland.com. ESPN's Jake Trotter contributed to this report .

Browns make surprising move by cutting 2018 receiving touchdown leader hours before Thursday night kickoff . The Browns have decided to part Although Callaway only caught eight passes for 89 yards in four games of action this season, the Browns were willing to put up with his issues because

Callaway started the season serving a four-game suspension for a substance-abuse violation and has played sparingly since.

The Browns gambled on Callaway in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL draft, betting that his upside and talent would outweigh the red flags that surfaced from a tumultuous college career at Florida.

It became evident that his on-field performance didn’t warrant dealing with the off-field headaches he created.

Callaway appeared in four of Cleveland’s nine games this season, tallying eight catches for 89 yards.

A speedy receiver with game-breaking potential, Callaway showed promise as a rookie, totaling 586 yards and five touchdowns on 43 catches. His football talent had him graded higher than the fourth-round slot the Browns used on him out of Florida, but multiple incidents resulted in his fall down the draft board.

He was one of nine Florida players suspended for the entire 2017 season for his involvement in a credit card scam.

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