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Tyvis Powell Cut by Browns on Day He Was Slated to Throw 1st Pitch for Indians

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistJune 9, 2017

Cleveland Browns' Tyvis Powell makes a catch during the team's organized team activity at its NFL football training facility Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
Ron Schwane/Associated Press

On the same day he was supposed to throw out the first pitch at the Cleveland Indians game, the Cleveland Browns released safety Tyvis Powell on Friday, according to Zack Meisel of Cleveland.com.

The Browns announced Friday that they waived Powell just four months after acquiring him off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks.

Powell is a Bedford, Ohio, native who attended Ohio State.

The 23-year-old appeared in eight games for the Seahawks last season, primarily on special teams.

The Indians will host the Chicago White Sox on Friday night at Progressive Field.  

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