BREAKING NEWS: Cincinnati Bengals to Release Antonio Bryant

August 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Reports are a-buzz as of 5:10 pm EST when ESPN.com reported that FoxSports.com (wow, how many .coms are involved) that "Bengals ready to release WR Antonio Bryant; he signed a 4-year deal in the offseason."
Conflicting reports as to the source of information are abound as Chris Burke at Fanhouse reported that the true source was: 
"The latest comes courtesy of Newsday's Bob Glauber, who cited a league source as saying that the Bengals are ready to release Bryant."
Glauber in turn did sight a "league source," and the Bengals' official website, Bengals.com, stated as follows:
"The agent for wide receiver Antonio Bryant said Thursday that he is not aware of the Bengals planning to release his client.
Reacting to a tweet from Newsday that said the Bengals are preparing to cut Bryant, Lamont Smith said he has not heard from the club and he thinks he would so they could reach an injury settlement before releasing him.
“That would be the prot...

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