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Browns' Sandusky takes leave in wake of father's scandal

Cleveland's director of player personnel takes time off to deal with issues. Terry McCormick

Print This November 08, 2011, 11:24 AM EST

The fallout from the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal at Penn State has had heavy repercussion throughout the school that may even ensnare the career of legendy coach Joe Paterno.

But it also is taking its toll elsewhere, as Cleveland Browns director of player personnel Jon Sandusky, son of the accused, is taking a leave of absence from the team, according to the Cleveland Leader.

Jon Sandusky is in his second season with the Browns and previously spent nine years with the Philadelphia Eagles organization as well.

Jerry Sandusky, a former Penn State defensive coordinator, is accussed of sexually molesting eight boys over a 15-year period, and the scandal has rocked the storied Nittany Lion program to its foundation.

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Terry McCormick covers the Titans for TitanInsider.com

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