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Browner directs profanity-laced tirade at reporter

Brandon Browner's nightmare season in New Orleans continued on the field Sunday, and then got even worse in the locker room after the game.

Browner directed a profanity-laced tirade at reporters after the Saints' overtime loss, primarily WWL-TV reporter Lyons Yellin, according to The Times-Picayune. Browner was upset that Yellin and other reporters were asking Saints safety Jairus Byrd about a first half play where Byrd and cornerback Keenan Lewis collided while going for an interception, causing the ball to pop into Delanie Walker's hands for an eventual touchdown.

Byrd was reportedly answering the questions professionally before Browner lost his cool. A teammate intervened to calm Browner down, but he reportedly continued his tirade and insulted another reporter. Browner also got into a heated exchange with a reporter earlier this month.

Browner is right that one play doesn't make for an entire game. His own penchant for penalties hurt the team again Sunday. He had two more in the fourth quarter, and now leads the league with 17. He's been one of the worst starting cornerbacks in the league since the day he arrived in New Orleans.

Browner disputed some of Yellin's reporting on the issue on Twitter, but also accepted he "was wrong."

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