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We may never see Alfonzo Dennard in a Patriots uniform again.
The secondary has always been a major issue for the Patriots. Belichick and his brain trust have always had some issues in that department, but after the trade to bring in Aqib Talib this season things were looking good. The Talib trade allowed coaches to move Devin McCourty to safety, where he looks much more comfortable, and it opened the door for rookie corner Alfonzo Dennard to make his mark.
Dennard was a 7th round pick out of Nebraska by the Patriots last April, and if it wasn’t for his legal problems he could have been a much higher pick. Dennard proved to be a great cover guy for this defense, which is something that we have been lacking in recent years.
For those of you that don’t know the backstory, Dennard was out celebrating before the NFL draft and a fight broke out between Dennard and some other people. News broke today that Dennard was found guilty of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest. He was...
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Alfonzo Dennard was found guilty of assault Wednesday morning and faces up to five years in jail
It was a sad morning for Patriots fans as they learned that Alfonzo Dennard, the only cornerback on the roster who could actually play a lick of defense, was found guilty of felony assault charges. The charges stem from an April 21st, 2012 encounter last year in Lincoln, Nebraska. It...
Just before the 2012 NFL Draft, cornerback Alfonzo Dennard got himself into some trouble.
He stood accused of punching a police officer outside of a Nebraska bar just five days before he was speculated to go in the second round of the draft.
It did not work out that way.
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Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard faces up to six years in prison after being found guilty of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest, this according to The Journal Star.
The verdict stems from charges of the assault of a 22-year-old man last April. Dennard had been found not guilty of assaulting the 22-year-old, but following the past week's trial, Dennard was...
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With Alfonso Dennard found guilty today, serious jail time could be looming for the Patriots Life “Rookie of the Year.” Although reports say that Nebraska police have been known to falsify charges and the prosecution “broke down with their own witnesses claiming they didn’t see anything” it wasn’t enough to get Dennard off-the-hook.
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Word came down on Alfonzo Dennard‘s assault trial, and for now, it’s not good news.
The Patriots’ cornerback was found guilty of resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer. Dennard will be sentenced on April 11 and faces up to six years in prison.
The Patriots may need to enter the offseason assuming they won’t have Dennard solidifying one of the cornerback spots. That...
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