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Brandon Marshall traded to the Bears

Report: Brandon Marshall in fight
Updated: March 14, 2012, 4:53 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Just four days before being traded to his third NFL team, new Bears receiver Brandon Marshall was involved in an incident at a New York City nightclub.

Marshall, dealt by Miami to Chicago on Tuesday afternoon, was at a New York club early Sunday morning when, law-enforcement sources told The New York Post, the Pro Bowl wideout allegedly got into an argument with a group of friends celebrating a birthday at the club.


According to The Post, Christin Myles, the woman celebrating a birthday, briefly left an upper floor at roughly 4 a.m. ET. Upon returning, the paper reported, Myles was told to wait because Marshall allegedly was involved in a fight with an unnamed football player and both players were being thrown out of the club.

Myles eventually met with her friends outside, The Post said, and found the 6-foot-4 Marshall and the unnamed player arguing with her group. Marshall then allegedly punched Myles in the left eye, leaving her with a black eye, according to The Post. The paper also said it wasn't clear if Marshall intentionally struck Myles or if he meant to hit one of her friends.

The Post said Myles filed a report about the incident and police told the paper that the only report regarding the fight cites Marshall as a perpetrator.

Marshall's attorney, Harvey Steinberg, said in a statement early Wednesday morning that Marshall and his friends were not involved in the melee.

"Brandon Marshall was the key note speaker at a charitable event in New York. After the event was over he, his wife and close friends attended a function at a local club," the statement said. "While at the function a fight broke out NOT involving Mr. Marshall or his friends."

Steinberg said that while Marshall and his wife were attempting to leave the club, Marshall's wife was hit in the face with a bottle and suffered "serious" injuries that required hospitalization.

Steinberg said Marshall would cooperate with the investigation.

Marshall has had numerous run-ins with the law entering the NFL in 2006 and Sunday's incident comes less than a year since Marshall's wife was arrested after he was stabbed in the abdomen with a kitchen knife during a domestic dispute. Charges were later dropped.

Marshall previously wore out his welcome in Denver, partly because of a long legal record. He was involved in a New Year's Eve fight that led to the 2007 drive-by slaying of Broncos teammate Darrent Williams.

The NFL also suspended Marshall three games in 2008 for violating the league's personal conduct policy , only to reduce the suspension to one game that August.

Marshall's history of arrests also includes disorderly conduct, drunken driving, and a number of incidents of alleged domestic violence.

If the NFL investigates this incident and finds Marshall violated the league's personal conduct policy, he could be subject to discipline. Under the player conduct policy, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has the power to suspend players for repeated bad behavior off the field.

http://espn.go.com/chicago/nfl/story/_/id/7684431/report-brandon-marshall-chicago-bears-allegedly-hit-woman-club-fight-sunday
Fins didnt want anything to do with it. Bears should have checked the merchandise before signing off. lol Fins doing the dirty.
Originally posted by ace49ers:
Fins didnt want anything to do with it. Bears should have checked the merchandise before signing off. lol Fins doing the dirty.

Well, it does say that the Bears were aware of the recent incident, if you're implying that the Dolphins were trying to pull the wool over their eyes... (although you're probably just kidding. I can't really tell)
[ Edited by theduke85 on Mar 14, 2012 at 7:28 AM ]
Originally posted by chico49erfan:
We never, EVER, EVER make deals like this. But I ain't mad!

Bears are going to be terrifying next year with Cutler and Forte and Marshall.

I am mad! I wanted marshall the last time he was traded, and we missed out. This time he went even cheaper - and we got Moss.
Originally posted by ImaMod:
WOW!

Why didnt we give 2 third round picks?

He's arguably a top 5 receiver

great move by the bears in my opinon

I would have given up two twos for this guy. Big, strong and fast, what more could we want for a number one?
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he gonna get da suspensions
Originally posted by Gore_21:
Originally posted by ImaMod:
thats worth 2 thirds.
I wish we did this trade. Such a great move, not only is he a top 5 receiver but him and Cutler got along really well and were great together in Denver.

Bears robbed them. Great move by the bears FO

You guys have to realize 9.3 would take half our cap up.

You have to realize we need a #1 receiver. Marshall is one of the best in the league.
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Originally posted by theduke85:
Well, it does say that the Bears were aware of the recent incident, if you're implying that the Dolphins were trying to pull the wool over their eyes... (although you're probably just kidding. I can't really tell)

do you have the sarcasm embedder?
Originally posted by ImaMod:
WOW!

Why didnt we give 2 third round picks?

He's arguably a top 5 receiver

great move by the bears in my opinon

Our organization values draft picks over older players. Seems good to me. We have had good players come from the third round.
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Originally posted by gold49er2183:
Originally posted by ImaMod:
WOW!

Why didnt we give 2 third round picks?

He's arguably a top 5 receiver

great move by the bears in my opinon

Our organization values draft picks over older players. Seems good to me. We have had good players come from the third round.

meh I'm not mad I like what the FO is doing so far. Would love to have Marshall though
Originally posted by bors:
do you have the sarcasm embedder?

Do you see the part where I clearly stated "you're probably joking"?
[ Edited by theduke85 on Mar 15, 2012 at 10:38 AM ]
Originally posted by Willisfn4life:
Originally posted by ImaMod:
WOW!

Why didnt we give 2 third round picks?

He's arguably a top 5 receiver

great move by the bears in my opinon

I would have given up two twos for this guy. Big, strong and fast, what more could we want for a number one?

Not being a bonehead.
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Originally posted by DaDivaRecieva15:
Cutler and Marshall back together again

this
i wonder what was his salary cap number for the upcoming season?