Rumor Mill: Antonio Bryant Suspended?

Dec 21, 2006 at 4:44 PM--

According to an anonymous source, 49ers starting wide receiver Antonio Bryant has been suspended by the team for this Sunday's game against Arizona. The reason for the suspension is undisclosed.

If true, this would be the second time this season Bryant has been disciplined by the team. He was benched for the opening series against the Green Bay Packers for arriving late to a special teams meeting.

In his news conference, Head Coach Mike Nolan said that Bryant was excused from practice for "personal reasons." When asked if it was due to his arrest Nolan said “It’s just personal. Personal reasons.”

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