Davone Bess RUMORS & NEWS

  • Browns part ways with troubled wideout Davone Bess

    Pro Football Talk "You could see this one coming, from the moment they planned to void the guarantees in his contract. The Browns announced this morning they were releasing troubled wide receiver Davone Bess, along with wide receiver Brian Tyms and linebacker Paul Hazel. The talented wideout raised eyebrows..." March 05

  • Browns plan to void Bess guarantee

    Pro Football Talk "After trading last year with the Dolphins for receiver Davone Bess, the Browns gave Bess a new contract. It included $3.067 million in guaranteed base salary for 2014. Per a league source, the team plans to take the position that the guarantee has voided. While the salary is guaranteed for..." February 13

  • Banner won’t say what Browns knew before trading for Bess

    Pro Football Talk "Browns CEO Joe Banner is declining to say whether the team knew the extent of Davone Bess’s off-field problems before trading for him last year. A report that the Dolphins knew Bess had been involuntarily sent to a mental health facility and didn’t tell the Browns has raised eyebrows in..." January 25

  • In shadow of Bess trade, Dolphins looking for integrity

    Miami Herald "When Dolphins owner Stephen Ross released a statement telling the world what kind of person he wants as the team's next general manager he included this sentence: "This individual also must be a person with integrity who is open-minded and creative." "Integrity" is a word that should not be..." January 19

  • Davone Bess arrest reveals troubled world

    Miami Herald "The police report detailing Davone Bess' alleged assault of a deputy at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Friday depicts an unstable, violent man, likely on drugs. It's the same condition in which authorities discovered Bess, the former Dolphins receiver, in his Cooper City..." January 18

  • Browns Davone Bess Arrested At Fort Lauderdale Airport

    CBS Miami "Former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Davone Bess was arrested for assaulting an officer/firefighter Friday morning. Bess, 28, was taken into custody by police at Fort Lauderdale International Airport around 6:19 a.m. Friday. Bess, now with the Cleveland Browns, has drawn extra scrutiny in..." January 17

  • Browns looking into Davone Bess Twitter photo that appears to contain marijuana

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns are looking into another photo posted by receiver Davone Bess on Twitter depicting a possible banned substance. "The team is aware of the photos and looking further into the situation and will deal with the matter internally,'' a team spokesman said in a statement. NFL spokesman..." January 16

  • Browns WR Davone Bess placed on non-football illness list, season over

    CBSSports.com "Cleveland wide receiver Davone Bess will miss the final two games of the season after being placed on the non-football illness list, the Browns announced on Saturday. Bess missed practice on Thursday and Friday this week with non-injury related issues and had been listed as questionable for..." December 21

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #Browns WR Davone Bess was not at practice for 2nd straight day, source said he's dealing w/serious family issue. Listed as questionable.

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns not practicing today: WR Bess (ill), CB Haden (hip pointer), TE Cameron (concussion), LG Greco (knee) & TE Andre Smith (calf).

  • Browns receiver Davone Bess on his drops: "I'm going to fix it''

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Sure-handed receiver Davone Bess has dropped short passes early on in each of the last two games and is tied for seventh in the NFL with a team-high five drops, according to Stats LLC. But Bess refused to blame it on the revolving door at quarterback. “That’s the scapegoat, so to speak,''..." October 26

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    Tony Grossi @TonyGrossi

    Greg Little demoted. Josh Gordon and Davone Bess start at WR per Chudzinski.

  • Bess emerging as reliable target Weeden

    Fox Sports Ohio "Brandon Weeden stepped back and delivered a strike to Davone Bess downfield in the seam during the team scrimmage portion of practice during Family Night at FirstEnergy Stadium in front of 24131 fans. The scenario played out on several occasions during the practice and culminated with a touchdown..." August 04

  • Browns receiver Davone Bess knows the routine and is eager to change it

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Davone Bess’ new team meets his old team in the Sept. 8 season opener at FirstEnergy Stadium. He’s leaving the one with the second-year starting quarterback and recent history of losing seasons, rotating head coaches and offensive coordinators to join the one with the second-year starting..." June 07

  • Miami Dolphins trade Davone Bess to Browns

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins have traded Davone Bess to the Cleveland Browns, and a league source says the veteran receiver has agreed to a three-year extension with his new team. Terms of the trade were not immediately disclosed, but the Dolphins were shopping for a mid-round pick. Bess, who has..." April 26

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Browns & Dolphins haggling over mid-round picks for Davone Bess. Deadline? 7 pm. Bess needs to be at airport for last flight for physical

  • Report: Browns considering trade for Dolphins WR Davone Bess

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns are seriously considering a trade for Miami Dolphins wide receiver Davone Bess, the Chicago Sun-Times reported tonight. Several teams are in the mix for Bess, and the compensation would be mid-round draft picks, according to the report. The Dolphins also called the Arizona..." April 25