I’m hoping that this is the last time that we have to talk about LeCharles Bentley, as what looks like a mutual agreement on paper apparently has a lot more behind it. Today, ProFootballTalk published a small piece on the subject, and used some not-kind words to describe the organization’s feelings about the once-heralded center.
Per a league source, the Browns released Bentley due to a case of mutual loathing. “It was a bad deal,” the source said. “Player hated team, team hated player.”
The Browns had to wait for Bentley to pass a physical before cutting him loose, in order to avoid any grievances. Once he passed the physical, he was out the door.
“He had been a major pain in the ass,” the source said. “Non-compliant, out of town, on his own schedule. He never endeared himself to the brass or his teammates.” [Read more...]