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Braylon Edwards avoids jail time, but not pleased with court decision

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Free agent wide receiver Braylon Edwards hasn’t had a great Wednesday.  He found out Santonio Holmes got the big bucks in New York, and had a court date in Cleveland.

Edwards was sentenced to a year of active probation and 100 hours of community service.  That would seem to be a good result considering he could have gone to jail for violating probation, but apparently Edwards wasn’t pleased with the development.

“They’re not too happy about it,” a Cleveland municipal court spokesman said. “I think they wanted him to walk.”

Edwards can serve his punishment remotely, although he has to check in with a parole office once a month.

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23 Responses to “Braylon Edwards avoids jail time, but not pleased with court decision”
  1. jenniferxxx says: Jul 27, 2011 4:30 PM

    Jail would have been sweet.

  2. djmail says: Jul 27, 2011 4:30 PM

    This is OLD NEWS…! come on keep up Rosenthal ..!

  3. goawayeverybody says: Jul 27, 2011 4:30 PM

    Drunk driving is extremely serious. What doesn’t Braylon understand about this?

  4. ee00ee says: Jul 27, 2011 4:30 PM

    I call BS! If that was you or I we’d be eating bologna sandwiches in county tomorrow….

  5. captainwisdom8888 says: Jul 27, 2011 4:32 PM

    The Bears make sense but now I’m starting to think Cincy would be a good spot for Braylon…he’d fit right in.

  6. bdert says: Jul 27, 2011 4:32 PM

    Dude is way overrated!!

  7. h07z says: Jul 27, 2011 4:33 PM

    Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time (or community service).

  8. cardiovascularendurance says: Jul 27, 2011 4:34 PM

    And I didn’t think it was possible to dislike this guy anymore. I stand corrected.

  9. alphaq2 says: Jul 27, 2011 4:34 PM

    I’ll be surprised if he doesn’t violate his probation.

  10. geefan1 says: Jul 27, 2011 4:34 PM

    Guess he thought they’d drop the charges…

  11. Soulman45 says: Jul 27, 2011 4:36 PM

    He is a outlaw no other thing he can be call.

  12. BernardPollardIsAnAss says: Jul 27, 2011 4:36 PM

    Time to grow up a-hole. Try accepting your punishment like a man and not crying like a little baby about it. It could be worse, you could be Jalen Rose. You don’t see him crying about it, do you?

  13. hobartbaker says: Jul 27, 2011 4:40 PM

    Bray On is knocking on the door, though.

  14. AlanSaysYo says: Jul 27, 2011 4:48 PM

    “Active probation” means you have to check in with the probation officer ONCE per MONTH? What is lesser probation? Limit of three keggers per week?

  15. thetechnocrat says: Jul 27, 2011 4:51 PM

    tfb Gaylon now go punch another midget in the face and try to kill someone on the highway after “partying it up”

    He put the Turd in Turd Watch

  16. nflmademetweet says: Jul 27, 2011 4:55 PM

    i guess he’s too used to everything dropping around him

  17. mmmpieyummy says: Jul 27, 2011 5:08 PM

    Shocking…just another spoiled idiot athlete who doesn’t have to pay for his crimes like the rest of society…and still bitches about it…what a f’ing joke.

  18. nomoreseasontix says: Jul 27, 2011 5:15 PM

    What a punk. Should have thrown him in the can for a couple of months so he’d have a reason to be un-happy.

  19. melikefootball says: Jul 27, 2011 5:22 PM

    Happy to see somone stood up to him and he has to spend some of his time.

  20. enders9 says: Jul 27, 2011 5:39 PM

    Not pleased with the courts decision? Then how about you not break the law repeatedly you dumb f**k.

  21. Sandra Lee's Cans says: Jul 27, 2011 5:54 PM

    New York essence doesn’t cut it in Cleveland, you prima donna prick.

  22. kevinfromphilly says: Jul 27, 2011 6:58 PM

    How do you do community service on-line? Pick up trash along the side of the information super-highway?

  23. assassins14 says: Jul 27, 2011 7:16 PM

    If he held on to his drinks or car keys the way he (doesn’t) hold on to the football he would avoided a lot of this, By the way, he won;t be checking in with parole officer once a month, because he is not on parole. He is probation, so he will check in with a probation officer once a month. These are two very different things!

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