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REPORT: Browner Faces Suspension For Alleged Substance Abuse

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Brandon Browner (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Brandon Browner (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

(1090 The Fan) — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner is facing a suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, according to NFL Media columnist Michael Silver.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted the suspension would be a one-year ban from the league.

There are no details yet on the nature of the violation.

The NFL had originally reported the suspension was surrounding a performance-enhancing drug violation, however, the league recanted that report. Browner was appalled by the false allegations and tweeted his frustrations:

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Browner has been out with a groin injury, but the Seahawks anticipated he would be healed in time for the playoffs.

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