Browns fire former QB Kosar from radio gig for making bet

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns fired beloved former quarterback Bernie Kosar from their pregame radio broadcast before the season finale against Pittsburgh after he violated NFL policy by placing a wager earlier this week after sports gambling became legal in Ohio. Kosar had made a ceremonial bet of $19,000 on the Browns to beat the rival Steelers. His jersey was No. 19 during his career in Cleveland. The Browns said they had no choice but to relieve him of his duties. The 59-year-old played nine seasons in Cleveland. He led the Browns to three AFC title game appearances.

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