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VIDEO: Joe Haden Makes Rough Hit, Gets Kicked Out Of Practice

On the last day of Cleveland Browns training camp, cornerback Joe Haden got a little too rough with his teammates in the opinion of head coach Pat Shurmur. After taking down wide receiver Travis Benjamin from behind in the end zone during 7-on-7 drills, Shurmur demanded that Haden leave the practice field, an order that apparently frustrated the cornerback.

On the play, Haden comes from behind and grabs Benjamin's jersey after the rookie makes the catch, dragging him to the ground in what could be considered awkward fashion. The wide receiver has already dealt with injuries during training camp this year, making the questionable hit a particularly concerning play for Cleveland's coaching staff.

Later on Wednesday, Browns president Mike Holmgren told Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer that Haden was asked to leave practice after getting too rough on a play. Here's the evidence:


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