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Edwards sued for child support again

Edwards sued for child support again

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- For the second time, New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards is being sued in Manhattan Family Court for child support.

NFL: Seattle 24, New England 23

SEATTLE, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Russell Wilson hooked up with Sidney Rice on a go-ahead, 46-yard touchdown toss with 1:27 left Sunday, rallying Seattle past New England 24-23.
Playoff-bound 49ers release WR Edwards

Playoff-bound 49ers release WR Edwards

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The NFL West Champion San Francisco 49ers Tuesday released veteran wide receiver Braylon Edwards.
49ers: Edwards won't be suspended for DUI

49ers: Edwards won't be suspended for DUI

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Braylon Edwards won't face suspension over a drunken driving arrest from last year, the team confirmed Tuesday.

NFL: San Francisco 17, Oakland 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Alex Smith racked up 126 yards on 8-of-13 passing Saturday in the San Francisco 49ers' 17-3 pre-season victory over Oakland.
Braylon Edwards signs with 49ers

Braylon Edwards signs with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Receiver Braylon Edwards, the third player chosen in the 2005 NFL Draft, signed a one-year, free-agent deal Thursday with the San Francisco 49ers.

Judge extends probation for Jets' Edwards

CLEVELAND, July 27 (UPI) -- New York Jets free agent receiver Braylon Edwards avoided jail time Wednesday after being found in violation of his parole on a 2009 Cleveland incident.

Edwards faces Cleveland probation hearing

CLEVELAND, July 25 (UPI) -- New York Jets free-agent receiver Braylon Edwards faces a probation violation hearing in Cleveland this week after pleading guilty to a New York charge.
NFL: New York Jets 28, New England 21

NFL: New York Jets 28, New England 21

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Mark Sanchez passed for three touchdowns Sunday and the New York Jets advanced to the AFC Championship Game with a 28-21 victory over New England.

NFL: N.Y. Jets 30, Houston 27

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Santonio Holmes' six-yard touchdown grab with 10 seconds left Sunday handed the New York Jets a close 30-27 decision over Houston.
DWI trial for Jets' Edwards off until Jan.

DWI trial for Jets' Edwards off until Jan.

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The drunken driving case of New York Jets receiver Braylon Edwards has been adjourned until January so both sides in the case can file motions, a judge ruled.
NFL: New York Jets 31, Miami 23

NFL: New York Jets 31, Miami 23

MIAMI, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Mark Sanchez hurled three touchdown passes and the New York Jets stopped a last-ditch Miami drive with an end-zone interception Sunday to post a 31-23 win.

Ryan to Jets: Clean up your acts

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan said Wednesday he has ordered his players to behave more responsibly in the wake of several embarrassing incidents.
New York Jets player in DUI charge

New York Jets player in DUI charge

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards was arrested on a drunken driving charge early Tuesday morning, police said.
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Braylon Edwards
#3 pick in the 2005 National Football League DRAFT Braylon Edwards, WR, Michigan chosen by Cleveland Browns shows off his jewerly while posing on April 23, 2005 at New York's Javitis Center. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Braylon Jamel Edwards (born February 21, 1983) is an American football wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns third overall in the 2005 NFL Draft. He has also played for the New York Jets.

He played college football at Michigan, where he won the Fred Biletnikoff Award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football as Big Ten Conference MVP, and became a consensus All-American. Along the way, he became the first receiver in Big Ten history to have three consecutive 1000-yard seasons and the third in NCAA Division I-A. He set most of the current Michigan Wolverines football receiving records.

He played four plus seasons with the Browns where he earned a Pro Bowl selection following the 2007 NFL season. Outside of football, in Cleveland, he was notable for both his legal troubles and his philanthropy. He was arrested for numerous speeding violations, but has upheld his commitment to sponsor 100 Cleveland area youths' educations. He followed that up his time in Cleveland with nearly two full seasons with the Jets.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Braylon Edwards."
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