Davone Bess has yet to hear from Browns' front office

Wide receiver Davone Bess hasn't heard from the Cleveland Browns' since being arrested at a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. airport.

Speaking to The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Bess said he was going through some personal issues and later checked into a mental health facility. Though he hasn't heard from the front office or new coach Mike Pettine, he did receive a mass text from offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan.

"I haven't talked to the Browns [front office], and I don't know how they feel about me," Bess told the newspaper. "I see they made changes, and change is often good. I did have communication with [offensive coordinator] Kyle Shanahan. He sent out a group message [to the offensive players] and I replied … I'm looking forward to the season and getting better on and off the field."

In 2013, his first season with Cleveland, Bess caught 42 passes for 362 yards and two touchdowns.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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