NFL Notes: Caleb Brantley, Verizon, Undrafted Rookies, Eagles

Caleb Brantley

Mary Kay Cabot reports that Browns sixth-round DT Caleb Brantley has yet to be formally charged with misdemeanor battery.

As of now, Brantley’s case is still under review by the State Attorney’s office.

“He has not been charged,” said Darry Lloyd, a spokesman for the State Attorney tells Cabot. “A sworn complaint was received from (the Gainesville police) alleging that he committed the (crime). The agency is not sure, and it’s our job to review the information they submitted and make a formal charging decision.

Brantley is due to report to the start of Browns’ rookie minicamp on next Thursday, but Cabot says it remains to be seen whether he’ll be charged by then.


  • Joe Flint reports that Verizon has agreed to pay $21 million to stream the Jaguars’ and Ravens’ Week 3 game in London.

Undrafted Rookies

  • Matt Maiocco reports that the 49ers invited Fordham DB Jihaad Pretlow to tryout at their rookie minicamp this week.
  • According to Jason La Canfora, Maryland CB Will Likely is still recovering from knee surgery but has a visit and a physical scheduled with the Jets on Thursday and with the Rams at some point this weekLa Canfora adds that other teams are interested in Likely as well.
  • Auburn QB Jeremy Johnson will work out for the Giants at their rookie minicamp.


  • Neil Stratton reports that the Eagles have parted ways with senior scout Marty Barrett.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles officially placed DT Aziz Shittu and WR Dom Williams on the injured reserve list Wednesday after they both passed through waivers unclaimed.

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