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Brandon Browner in some serious trouble...

SFGFNCGiantsFan : 7/11/2018 9:16 am
"...former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been charged with four felonies, including attempted murder, the La Verne Police Department announced on Tuesday. In all, Browner's been charged with attempted murder, robbery, burglary, false imprisonment, and two counts of child endangerment."

Yeah, that's not good for Mr. Browner. He allegedly broke into an ex-girlfriend's house, threatened to kill her, & stle a Rolex valued at $20K. The ex also had a restraining order against him.
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Not to prematurely convict the guy  
bigbluehoya : 7/11/2018 9:25 am : link
But what the actual fuck is wrong with people, especially these current/former athletes who should at a minimum have the resources to live a comfortable middle class life??

God damn.
RE: Not to prematurely convict the guy  
Jay on the Island : 7/11/2018 9:30 am : link
In comment 14010574 bigbluehoya said:
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But what the actual fuck is wrong with people, especially these current/former athletes who should at a minimum have the resources to live a comfortable middle class life??

God damn.

It's sad what happens to a lot of these guys. Many of them live as if the paychecks will keep on coming and they don't plan for retirement.
when you think about the 0.00001% of athletes that become a pro  
BigBlue2112 : 7/11/2018 9:38 am : link
they've been superstars and propped up on a pedestal their entire lives and haven't had to face consequences. They think this is the norm.
Is he the guy  
pjcas18 : 7/11/2018 9:38 am : link
LeSean McCoy hired?
RE: Not to prematurely convict the guy  
Mad Mike : 7/11/2018 9:40 am : link
In comment 14010574 bigbluehoya said:
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But what the actual fuck is wrong with people, especially these current/former athletes

I think mdc1's got a theory.
Have no idea what kind of character Browner was  
jcn56 : 7/11/2018 9:54 am : link
but it's hard to separate with these guys, when they fall into two categories - overentitled douchebags who were used to getting their way all their lives because of their athletic talent, and who just assumed they would get away with any bad behavior versus the guys whose behavior changed after football, with some CTE indication.

Not to waive the CTE wand and clear all of these guys, but we've heard it more than once that sometimes, their behavior changes completely from being normal, decent human beings to being depressed or violent.
I know a lot of people here get triggered when  
EricJ : 7/11/2018 10:04 am : link
someone mentions that athletes as a group are more likely to commit crimes or find themselves in these situations.

For all of you out there who work in an office somewhere... how many of your co-workers in your career were convicted of a felony? do you know of anyone? If you do, is it just ONE Person and out of how many thousands of people who worked in your organization over the years?
My theory (and thatís ALL it is) has always been that  
Big Blue '56 : 7/11/2018 10:09 am : link
those who participate in violent sports and then go on to make a living at it, are violent in nature, so that domestic violence reports with these guys are never a surprise. Disgusting and sick, yes, surprising, no. And as jcn points out, some of it can be directly attributable to CTE, imv
LOL...  
FatMan in Charlotte : 7/11/2018 10:10 am : link
Are you fucking kidding me??

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For all of you out there who work in an office somewhere... how many of your co-workers in your career were convicted of a felony? do you know of anyone? If you do, is it just ONE Person and out of how many thousands of people who worked in your organization over the years?


Awesome parallel. I notice you aren't asking let's say people who work in a restaurant if people have committed a felony. Or people in the construction business or waste management.

Most office jobs have a specific requirement that you aren't a felon before taking the job, yet there are a lot of cases of white-collar crimes of embezzlement and fraud, not to mention things like sexual harassment and discrimination.
Literally the first thing I thought of was a commercial fishing  
jcn56 : 7/11/2018 10:14 am : link
operation, where 75% of the staff are felons, and typically violent crimes.

I guess you should flip that around and ask if anyone's ever scouted them to see if those guys can play football.
RE: Literally the first thing I thought of was a commercial fishing  
Big Blue '56 : 7/11/2018 10:18 am : link
In comment 14010620 jcn56 said:
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operation, where 75% of the staff are felons, and typically violent crimes.

I guess you should flip that around and ask if anyone's ever scouted them to see if those guys can play football.


😂😂
CTE  
Rflairr : 7/11/2018 10:23 am : link
Get this man some help
RE: LOL...  
EricJ : 7/11/2018 10:31 am : link
In comment 14010615 FatMan in Charlotte said:
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Awesome parallel. I notice you aren't asking let's say people who work in a restaurant if people have committed a felony. Or people in the construction business or waste management.

Most office jobs have a specific requirement that you aren't a felon before taking the job, yet there are a lot of cases of white-collar crimes of embezzlement and fraud, not to mention things like sexual harassment and discrimination.


First of all, I was simply asking a question. We will see what the responses are.

Yes of course you have instances of white collar crimes. How many people here have worked with someone who went to trial for that? Not that it never happens because of course it does. Just that the numbers are low. Sexual harassment is not a felony. The point I am making is that it is significantly lower.

If you are saying that because someone gets screened for a felony before being hired and does not have one on record at that time, does that mean that person most likely will not commit one in the future?

I'm saying..  
FatMan in Charlotte : 7/11/2018 10:34 am : link
that picking strictly office environments is a ridiculous attempt to make a point.

But if you didn't grasp that from my response, thinking you were on to something makes more sense to me now.
RE: I know a lot of people here get triggered when  
mfsd : 7/11/2018 10:34 am : link
In comment 14010611 EricJ said:
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someone mentions that athletes as a group are more likely to commit crimes or find themselves in these situations.

For all of you out there who work in an office somewhere... how many of your co-workers in your career were convicted of a felony? do you know of anyone? If you do, is it just ONE Person and out of how many thousands of people who worked in your organization over the years?


A former coworker from my first job out of college is still doing time for molesting kids...another from a more recent job did time for robbing banks to pay for his opioid habit...so thereís 2...

That aside, I get your point, while maybe not liking your style. I donít know the stats, but itís no stretch to say a lot of former athletes were used to a life of luxury which included women throwing themselves at them for years, and sometimes struggle no longer getting that kind of attention, much less the kind of income they were used to.

Now, not all who fit that bill turn to violence and end up being scumbag criminals as might be so in this case. Many slowly adapt to a normal life, of course.
What the hell does his career earnings  
Tuckrule : 7/11/2018 11:05 am : link
Have to do with breaking into his ex house and threatening to kill her. Can someone please explain this to me?
The question is mostly irrelevant  
pjcas18 : 7/11/2018 11:08 am : link
Eric, unless you ask how many convicted felons are currently playing in the NFL.

Otherwise your question should be how many former office workers are convicted felons and that's about as irrelevant as the first question.

Just anecdotally, I worked with a guy who took his corporate credit card, racked up thousands of dollars of fraudulent charges, was fired, and charged with and plead guilty to a felony.

not a violent crime, but felony is a felony on a job application.
If true,  
Dave in Hoboken : 7/11/2018 11:10 am : link
it's like something new every other day with the NFL and violence. Jesus Christ.
RE: Is he the guy  
Coach Red Beaulieu : 7/11/2018 11:12 am : link
In comment 14010590 pjcas18 said:
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LeSean McCoy hired?

I can't wait for the next OBJ and SB workout videos with McCoy and Browner.
a lot of people spend to their income level  
GiantsLaw : 7/11/2018 11:20 am : link
so guys making millions of dollars, spend millions of dollars. When their playing days and paychecks end, they are ill-equipped to get a "regular" job (no training or experience), can't maintain their posh lifestyle and get desperate.
Didn't he have  
old man : 7/11/2018 12:36 pm : link
Some issues at Seattle, and even gave lil Bill a hard time his one year there...which is why the dumped him for Gilmore?
is a DUI a felony?  
giants#1 : 7/11/2018 1:01 pm : link
because I know quite a few office workers with DUIs...
I worked with a guy  
I Love Clams Casino : 7/12/2018 7:55 am : link
who is currently accused of murder, and this guy's daughter is also accused for helping him. The guys sister was arrested also for trying to bribe a witness....Oh....I work in an office
"He probably left a ttail of Popeye's bags  
chopperhatch : 7/12/2018 3:04 pm : link
That led the cops right to him....typical."

-NYGiants58 (or whatever)

RE: What the hell does his career earnings  
SJGiant : 7/12/2018 4:36 pm : link
In comment 14010704 Tuckrule said:
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Have to do with breaking into his ex house and threatening to kill her. Can someone please explain this to me?


Very little. The only thing I can think of is that during his career, he gave his ex many expensive gifts including the Rolex. Maybe he feel entitled to getting those valuables back since he is probably out of savings. Just a guess
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