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MIAMI (AP) -- A Florida family is suing Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Desmond Bryant, accusing him of showing up drunk at their home, banging on the front door and ripping off a door handle.
The lawsuit seeking unspecified damages was filed Monday in circuit court by attorney Robert Fiore. He represents Isaac and Iris Baker, who Fiore says were terrorized along with their three children when Bryant showed up outside their house at 5:30 a.m. Feb. 24.
The lawsuit says the 6-foot-6, 311-pound Bryant tried to yank open the door while the 5-foot-10, 170-pound Isaac Baker struggled to stop him.
Bryant played for the Oakland Raiders before signing with the Browns last week. He has apologized for the South Florida incident but still faces a misdemeanor criminal mischief charge.
Representatives for Bryant could not immediately be reached for comment.
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MIAMI — A Florida family claims in a lawsuit that they feared for their lives when Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Desmond Bryant allegedly showed up drunk and shirtless at their home, repeatedly banged on the front door and ripped off a door handle.
The lawsuit, filed Monday in Miami-Dade County Circuit Court, seeks unspecified damages on behalf of Isaac and Iris Bakar and...
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Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Desmond Bryant is never going to hear the end of his Feb. 24 arrest, and deservedly so. Bryant, who police described as “extremely intoxicated” at the time, attempted to force his way into a stranger’s home in North Miami Beach after a night of partying in South Beach. He has already been charged with criminal mischief and given us one of the...