Penn State Scandal: Browns Director Of Player Personnel Jon Sandusky Takes Leave Of Absence

News coming out of Penn State University in regards to the scandal that is making waves on a daily basis has reached all the way to the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday when the team announced that Jon Sandusky, Director of Player Personnel and top assistant to Browns General Manager Tom Heckert, will be taking a leave of absence from the team.  Jon is the son of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky who is being accused of sexually abusing seven or more young boys on the campus of Penn State from 1998 to 2002.

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According to Sandusky's bio on ClevelandBrowns.com, he is in his second season with the Browns after spending nine seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles.  Heckert was also with the Eagles before being hired by Mike Holmgren.

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Sandusky played safety for Penn State from 1996-99 during the time the alleged incidents involving his father occurred. After graduating with a degree in exercise science, Sandusky spent a year as a coaching intern for the Nittany Lions in 2000.

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