Browns player apologizes for arrest

Cleveland Browns linebacker Quentin Groves has apologized

following his citation on a soliciting charge stemming from what

police called a prostitution sting.

Groves said in a statement Wednesday that he let a lot of people

down, starting with his family, and he told fans, the Browns and

the city of Cleveland he was sorry for putting himself in this


Groves entered a no contest plea to disorderly conduct in

Bedford Municipal Court in suburban Cleveland on Tuesday following

his citation by police in neighboring Orange last Wednesday.

Court records show Groves also paid $365 as part of the case.

The Browns declined comment.

Police say Groves was taken into custody at a hotel after

arranging in a phone call for sex acts with an undercover