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New York Giants McKenzie arrested for DUI

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  1. gkdaboys

    gkdaboys New Member

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    NEW YORK GIANTS McKENZIE ARRESTED FOR DUI

    Posted by mgarafol November 14, 2008 14:33PM
    Chris Faytok/The Star-LedgerNew York Giants offensive tackle Kareem McKenzie.
    Giants RT Kareem McKenzie was reportedly arrested last night in Little Falls and charged with driving under the influence. NorthJersey.com is reporting McKenzie was pulled over at about 9:30 p.m. after cutting through a gas station. A Brethalyzer test revealed he was over the legal limit of .08.
    McKenzie did not address reporters today, as the story broke after he left the stadium. He did issue a statement through the Giants PR department.

    "I spoke with Coach Coughlin and Jerry Reese this morning and expressed my remorse for last night's situation," McKenzie said. "I am prepared to deal with the consequences of that situation from both a legal standpoint and as a player in the National Football League."

    Coughlin also released a statement.

    "We are aware of the situation with Kareem," he said. "I spoke to him this morning. He is extremely remorseful. The legal process will take its course, and the league will handle this matter. Nobody will be harder on Kareem than Kareem himself. He is very conscientious and has been a first-class citizen since he arrived here with our organization."

    As for McKenzie's status on Sunday, he might play and start. After all, as Coughlin said, "the legal process will take its course." In other words, he hasn't been convicted of anything yet. Plus, I'm told McKenzie was working with the first team at practice today. We'll see if anything changes before the game against the Ravens.

    As for what the league will do, we'll have to wait and see. McKenzie could be entered into the substance abuse program, perhaps with a fine and/or suspension.
  2. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    If this is his first offense nothing will happen to him. They will just slap his pee-pee and everything is back to normal.
  3. KD

    KD Active Member

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    Chink in the armor perhaps? Plax going off next would be sweet. :)
  4. ValleyBoyz

    ValleyBoyz Member

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    I would hope he get some kind of suspension...seems like this kind of activty fits within Goodells mandate against "embarrasing the league"
  5. dougonthebench

    dougonthebench Cowboys Forever

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    it should be a mandatory suspension,he was arrested for DUI.
  6. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    They have a practice squad rb who was arrested earlier in the season and bradshaw spent part of the summer in jail and will again this year.

    But dont worry. There is nothing to report there.
  7. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    yes it should
  8. ajk23az

    ajk23az Through Pain Comes Clarity

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    To Bradshaw's defense, whatever he did happened when he was in college. He shouldnt get any suspension if it happened when he wasn't even in the NFL.
  9. thewireman

    thewireman Member

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    And all I ever here is how Cowboy players are such criminals
  10. jgboys1

    jgboys1 Well-Known Member

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    If that was a Cowboy player,:espn: would have a 2 hour special on how Jerry Jones, Wade Philips and the Cowboys have lost control.
  11. JordanTaber

    JordanTaber Benched

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    Drunk driving is no big deal. Who cares about putting lives at risk, anyway?

    At least he didn't say da wrong thing to the media!!!111
  12. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    It happens. Lets just nail him to the wall cause he plays for whats quickly becoming my most hated team in the NFL.
  13. cowboyrock

    cowboyrock Benched

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    Roger Goodell is a cowboys hating joke. nothing will happen to this Giants player who could have killed someone.but if it was a cowboys coach or player. the clown would have suspended him at once. Goodell is a disgrace.
  14. Eskimo

    Eskimo Well-Known Member

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    It does, but it shouldn't. DUI is about 1000x worse than just smoking MJ in terms of public and personal safety.

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