Raiders Sign DE Armonty Bryant


The Oakland Raiders announced Friday that they’ve also signed DE Armonty Bryant to a contract.

Bryant, 27, is a former seventh-round pick of the Browns back in 2013. The Browns elected to waive him in 2016 and was claimed by the Lions after severing a suspension to open the season.

Bryant played out the final year of his four-year, $2.221 million rookie contract and re-signed with the Lions to a one-year, $855,000 contract last year. However, Detroit released a few weeks after he finished serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on substances of abuse.

In 2016, Bryant has appeared in five games for the Lions and recorded five tackles, three sacks, and a forced fumble.


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