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Browns part ways with troubled offensive line coach Andy Moeller

The Cleveland Browns announced Tuesday that they have parted ways with offensive line coach Andy Moeller, effective immediately.

Moeller, 51, had been suspended indefinitely by the organization as he was was being investigated for an alleged assault of a woman. The woman called 911 on Sept. 5 and said she was his fiancée; during the call, she said Moeller tried to "strangle" her.

Though Moeller ultimately did not face assault charges, the Browns never reinstated him.

"While no charges were filed in connection with the recent accusations asserted against him, and which Andy vehemently denies, he has advised the Browns that he desires to devote his full attention and focus on his family," according to a joint statement released by the Browns and Moeller's representation Tuesday. "Andy states that this was a difficult decision but the right one for him, his family, and the Club at this point in time."

Moeller was in his second season with Cleveland following six with the Ravens. In 2011, Moeller was suspended two games by the NFL and fined $47,000 following a drunken-driving conviction. Alcohol was deemed to have played a role in Moeller's September incident as well.

Information from ESPN.com Browns reporter Pat McManamon and The Associated Press contributed to this report.