facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Report: Bodden will play despite arrest

Sept. 6, 2007 at 3:32 PM   |   Comments

CLEVELAND, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Cleveland Browns cornerback Leigh Bodden will play in Sunday’s season opener despite his arrest this week on traffic-related charges.

The Cleveland Plain-Dealer reported Bodden faces charges of resisting arrest, failure to comply and a traffic ticket. He allegedly argued with police at a traffic stop and resisted arrest in the arrivals area at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Bodden had an attorney enter innocent pleas in Cleveland Municipal Court Thursday morning and was free on $1,000 bond after a five-hour jail stay Wednesday.

"It's unfortunate that this is a distraction before the Steelers game," he told the newspaper. "I apologize to my coaches and my teammates. That's all I've got to say."

Coach Romeo Crennel confirmed Bodden will play.

"It's my understanding he was picking up his family at the airport and there are two small kids involved and his wife," Crennel told the Plain-Dealer.

© 2007 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Jonathan Dwyer of the Cardinals arrested on assault charges Jonathan Dwyer of the Cardinals arrested on assault charges
2
Panthers' Greg Hardy takes voluntary leave of absence Panthers' Greg Hardy takes voluntary leave of absence
3
Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play
4
Former L.A. Laker has his Florida driver's license suspended Former L.A. Laker has his Florida driver's license suspended
5
Cornhuskers collide with Hurricanes
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback