Ex Giant Josh Brown will be back in the NFL — guaranteed
Now that Josh Brown has been released by the New York Giants after abusing his wife, will he get another job?
I would say yes. We are a very forgiving society and if you can play football, the NFL is a very forgiving league.
Just ask Michael Vick, who spent 21 months in prison for his involvement in a dogfighting ring, only to go on to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to the playoffs in 2010. Those same Eagles fans who were horrified at the signing later lauded his "redemption."
From, there Vick signed with the New York Jets in 2014, then the Pittsburg Steelers last year. There's also Donte Stallworth, who ran over a killed a man in Miami while legally drunk and under the influence of marijuana. He goes on to play with the Baltimore Ravens, Washingon Redskins, New England Patriots, then back with the Redskins again.
Then we have ex-Carolina Panther defensive end Greg Hardy. He was accused of assaulting an ex-girlfriend by throwing her into the furniture and strangling her. He allegedly threatened to kill her. A judge found him guilty of assaulting a female and communicating threats, and sentenced him to 18 months probation, suspending a 60-day jail sentence.
When Hardy appealed the decision, requesting a jury trial, the victim failed to appear in court to testify. As a result, the prosecutor's office dropped the charges, citing its inability to locate the victim, and "reliable information" that the two parties had reached a civil settlement."
The Dallas Cowboys welcomed him with open arms in 2015!
When you play well, your story becomes one of redemption — and Josh Brown is a hell of a kicker who can win some team a lot of games. He's saying and doing the right things now and I guarantee you he will definitely be back almost immediately after the league serves him with whatever suspension they decide to hit him with.
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