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Bengals Suspend Player Who Reportedly Asked Team To Release Him

A general photo of a Cincinnati Bengals helmet on the field.

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 10: A Cincinnati Bengals helmet is seen on the field before the Bengals take on the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on September 10, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Cincinnati Bengals suspended offensive lineman Cordy Glenn for the team's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars this weekend.

Cincinnati released a statement revealing Glenn was suspended "for internal disciplinary reasons."

The move comes after Glenn was cleared to return to practice yesterday after dealing with a concussion he suffered in the preseason. According to a report from ProFootballTalk, Glenn and the Bengals were at odds over how his concussion was handled.

Glenn and a member of the Bengals' coaching staff reportedly engaged in an altercation that turned physical. After the confrontation, Glenn reportedly told the team to cut him.

The team handed down a $200,000 fine to Glenn for his actions. But that's not all.

Cincinnati announced a one-game suspension for the offensive lineman:

The Bengals today suspended OT Cordy Glenn for one game for internal disciplinary reasons.

Glenn, who has been placed on the Reserve/Suspended by Club list, will not count against the team’s 53-player roster while serving the suspension.

The Bengals will have no further comment regarding the suspension.

The Bengals traded for Glenn last year, and he started 13 games in 2018. The 30-year-old was a second-round pick of the Buffalo Bills out of Georgia in 2012.

Cincinnati and Jacksonville kick off at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday.

Stay tuned for the latest on Glenn.