Browns stars CB Greg Newsome III, RB Demetric Felton victimized in alarming offseason crimes

Besides facing on the field bad luck following a lackluster 7-10 season, the Cleveland Browns players are also facing a distressing situation during the offseason as two of the players of the franchise- running back Demetric Felton and cornerback Greg Newsome II have fallen victim to separate crimes in the last days.

Demetric started his national football career after getting selected by the Browns as the 211th overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft and recorded 20 catches for 189 yards while 181 of the yards amassed in his rookie season while sitting behind Nick Chubb and Jerome Ford to become their No.3 RB.

Greg headed to the NFL after getting selected by the Browns as the No. 26 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and recorded 37 tackles and nine pass defenses in his rookie season.

Demetric Felton’s car stolen

According to FOX 5 Cleveland’s Camryn Justice, the Browns‘ Demetric Felton, a versatile running back and return specialist, fell victim to a life-threatening incident as his Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat was stolen on Sunday in a parking garage.

Demetric Felton

The UCLA product said he believes someone was following him in his parking garage and got the chance to steal the car after he parked it. An Instagram page of local Durango influencers shared the photo of Felton‘s stolen car and urged the citizens to contact him if they spot the vehicle anywhere.

Demetric Felton

Greg Newsome II Robbed at Gunpoint for Vehicle

The Browns veteran cornerback Greg Newsome II just became the second victim of never-ending social crimes after Felton within the last two days as he was robbed at gunpoint for his vehicle at Filter Experience on West Superior Avenue in Cleveland, per Browns Digest.

The whole matter is under investigation and the Chicago native reportedly didn’t get any injuries following the incident, however, he took to Twitter to express his outrage over the robbery late Monday night saying “It’s a cruel world we live in.”

The safety of the players is paramount, and incidents like these serve as reminders of the challenges they face beyond the gridiron, however, the Browns fans stand in solidarity to wish both of them a speedy recovery from the emotional toll these crimes have taken.


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Maliha works as a content writer in Sportszion specializing in NFL and NBA. She has completed her graduation and post-graduation, majoring in MIS (Management Information Systems). She loves analyzing sports and keeping fans updated with the latest sport buzzes.


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