Maccagnan/Heimerdinger/Bowles Believe In 2nd Chances Dan Leberfeld

On July 25, the NFL announced the four-game suspension of Jets cornerback Rashard Robinson for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.

On July 11, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero announced the Jets’ addition of Brandon Bryant, a Mississippi State safety who went undrafted in the recent supplemental draft.

On January 30, 2017, Joel Coleman of the Starkville Daily News reported, “Mississippi State safety Brandon Bryant was arrested earlier this month in Georgia on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to maintain lane and possession of an open container the Starkville Daily News learned on Monday. All three charges were classified as misdemeanors. The arrest occurred in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day in Cobb County, just north of Atlanta.

“Bryant was released the same day he was arrested. His bond was $1,600, which other fees brought to $1,980 according to Cobb County Sheriff’s Office records.”

The Jets’ current brass clearly believes in giving guys second chances. Five players were arrested in the last year and they’re all still with the team – LB Dylan Donahue, WR Robby Anderson, Robinson, TE Chris Herndon and LB Kevin Pierre-Louis.

As Englishman Alexander Pope once wrote, “To err is human; to forgive, divine.”


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