Jags 2nd round pick arrested

Discussion in 'The National Football League' started by texan279, May 20, 2006.

  1. texan279

    texan279 Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2004
    Messages:
    6,140
    Likes Received:
    154
    Location:
    Rosenberg TX
    http://www.profootballtalk.com/rumormill.htm


    The agent for former UCLA running back Maurice Drew claims that the Jacksonville Jaguars knew about his alleged involvement in the assault of a man at a Denny's in Westwood.
    Specifically, agent Adisa Bakari tells the Florida Times-Union that Drew was present when the incident occurred, but didn't take part.

    But Drew's disclosure that he was present but not involved is one thing. It remains to be seen whether Drew told the Jags -- or anyone -- that he'd actually been arrested following the incident.
    As far as we can tell, no one within league circles knew that Drew had actually been arrested. In fact, most of our regular contacts hadn't even heard about Drew's potential involvement in the days before the draft.

    Per one league source, NFL Security sent a fax to teams on draft day discussing Drew's potential involvement, explaining that the league was cooperating with authorities, and advising that there would be a full investigation. Given this significant unknown so close in time to the draft, the source was "shocked" that the Jaguars pulled the trigger on Drew in round two.

    And here's another curious factor that sets off our patent-pending bullpoopie detector. Bakari claimed before the draft that Drew and Bears cornerback Ricky Manning, Jr. are not acquaintances. However, Thursday's AP story says that Drew and Manning were in the same vehicle when they both were arrested.

    Finally, here's one more tidbit regarding the incident that we've picked up from our discussions with league sources over the past few weeks.

    The alleged victim is Muslim.

    Maybe now the "real" media will get to the bottom of this one.
     
  2. TexanFan881

    TexanFan881 Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2005
    Messages:
    2,807
    Likes Received:
    59
    Location:
    Illinois
    That's what happens when you hang out with the wrong people (coug..cough..Ricky Manning..cough).
     

Share This Page