News: DMN: Former Cowboys receiver Sam Hurd close to pleading guilty in federal case

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    By SportsDayDFW sports
    5:56 pm on September 18, 2012 | Permalink

    DALLAS — Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd is moving closer to a deal to plead guilty in the federal drug-distribution case against him, his attorney said Tuesday.

    Prosecutors filed documents Tuesday that said Hurd would plead guilty to one charge of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine. The charge carries a recommended sentence of 10 years in prison to life.

    But attorney Jay Ethington told The Associated Press that the documents were posted prematurely. Ethington said he and prosecutors were still negotiating the terms of any plea agreement — namely which allegations Hurd would acknowledge in an eventual plea.

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  2. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    So much for his claims of innocence.

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