Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Browns placed defensive end
Desmond Bryant on the reserve/non-football illness list Wednesday after being
diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat.
Bryant, who signed a five-year contract with Cleveland as an unrestricted free
agent in March, had started each of the first 12 games of this season and
recorded 31 tackles and 3 1/2 sacks.
The Harvard product had spent his first four NFL seasons with Oakland and
amassed nine sacks while making 18 starts for the Raiders over the previous
Cleveland elevated wide receiver Brian Tyms from the practice squad to fill
the open roster spot. Tyms had participated in three games for the Browns
earlier this season prior to being waived on Nov. 26.
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