Browner drops appeal, will miss rest of regular season

Published On: Dec 05 2012 02:19:28 PM PST
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RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner has dropped the appeal of his suspension for using performance-enhancing substances and will miss the final four games of the regular season.
   Browner's decision was announced by the league on Wednesday. He will be eligible to rejoin the team on Dec. 31 and able to play in the postseason should the Seahawks make the playoffs.
   News broke after Seattle's loss at Miami on Nov. 25 that Browner and fellow starting cornerback, Richard Sherman, were both facing suspensions after testing positive for PEDs. Sherman is continuing with his plans to appeal and can continue to play while his suspension is being appealed.
   Browner has 44 tackles, three interceptions and six passes defensed this season.