Well, isn’t that nice? Thugs supporting thugs.
By Dean Garrison, DC Clothesline
From NJ.com in June of 2011:
Tennessee Titans football star Kenny Britt was arrested in Hoboken yesterday, only one day after he pleaded guilty to careless driving in his hometown of Bayonne,officials said.
In July of 2012 he took his traveling drunken road show to Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. As reported by WKRN.com:
Tennessee Titans receiver Kenny Britt was arrested early Friday morning at Ft. Campbell and charged with DUI.
In June of 2014 he was again arrested in New Jersey on three charges, according toFoxsports.com:
Tavon Austin is no Kenny Britt but give him time. He made a big splash before his rookie season (2013) when the Rams’ front office became unimpressed with the fact that he was fraternizing with known strippers on Twitter. SBNation reported in July of 2013:
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin found himself in a bit of trouble with his new bosses this week. Speaking to high school athletes at Nike’s The Opening, Austin said that he got called to the GM’s office for following a couple of strippers on Twitter.
Chris Givens doesn’t have much of a rap sheet but he was once suspended for a “violation of team rules.” This suspension came after a streak of five straight games in which Givens had caught a long pass of 50 or more yards.
NBC Sports reported:
Shortly after announcing both players would be inactive for Sunday’s game against the 49ers, the team passed along word that both players were deactivated for an unspecified violation of team rules.
Stedman Bailey was a problem child long before he ever became a professional. While at West Virginia, in 2012, he was caught shoplifting.
According to Sporting News:
West Virginia receiver Stedman Bailey was cited by police for allegedly shoplifting over the counter cold medicine, according to the Dominion Post.
More recently, in May of this year, Bailey was suspended by the NFL for violating the substance abuse policy. It would appear that he tested positive for performance enhancing drugs.
Josh Alper reported:
It looks like the Rams will be down a receiver for the first four games of the 2014 season.Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey has been suspended for a violation of the league’s policy on performance enhancing drugs.
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