Desmond Bryant has heart procedure

Updated: December 6, 2013, 5:13 PM ET
By Pat McManamon | ESPN.com

Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Desmond Bryant had a cardiac ablation procedure Friday at the Cleveland Clinic, the team announced.

Bryant needed the procedure because of an irregular heartbeat.

The Browns placed Bryant on the reserve/non-football illness list Tuesday, ending his season. He is expected to make a full recovery and play next season.

Bryant signed a five-year, $34 million contract with the Browns in the offseason. He finishes the season with 3½ sacks ...

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