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Titans rookie Howard pleads no contest to assault

On Tuesday, Titans rookie defensive lineman David Howard entered a plea of no contest to a charge of misdemeanor assault.  Howard, a product of Brown University, was arrested in Rhode Island in April of 2009 for allegedly beating up a patron at a bar for which he bounced.

According to Howard’s attorney, the charge will be expunged from the rookie’s record if he stays out of trouble for a year.  
Howard was the 241st overall pick in April’s draft.  The Titans almost certainly were aware of the incident before selecting him.  It occurred before Howard entered the NFL, and is unlikely to affect his playing status this season.
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5 Responses to “Titans rookie Howard pleads no contest to assault”
  1. PriorKnowledge says: Jul 13, 2010 1:34 PM

    he did not beat up a woman, his job was a bouncer, and the prosecutor decided to give him a small break. I think we should, also.

  2. Augustus says: Jul 13, 2010 1:36 PM

    As a Brown University student and occasional patron of Fish Co., the bar this fight happened at, I feel honored in many ways.

  3. jwill007 says: Jul 13, 2010 1:36 PM

    thats 2 arrests from rookies with the Titans…..Bengals what?????
    Dude we aint even close to leading the league no more…even with the racist experience Benson was put through that has QUICKLY hit back burners as more details come out……

  4. _ROCKSTAR_ says: Jul 13, 2010 2:03 PM

    what he punched out a white woman?

  5. Ufanforreal says: Jul 13, 2010 3:02 PM

    # PriorKnowledge says: July 13, 2010 1:34 PM
    he did not beat up a woman, his job was a bouncer, and the prosecutor decided to give him a small break. I think we should, also.
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    Who gives a F*** what you think, this is PFT, we be damned if there is going to be any thinking here!!!!!

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