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A source said that the Browns have "parted ways" with Dir of Player Personnel JON SANDUSKY , as his "contract expired and the Browns elected not to renew it." The source said that Sandusky "was dismayed to be let go almost three weeks after the draft, when most teams' personnel departments are set....

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Executive Transactions

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05/20/15
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Executive Transactions

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