Posted May 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
Tampa-bay-buccaneers-miami
The lawyer for Brandon Marshall says no charges will be brought against the Chicago Bears wide receiver for an altercation outside a nightclub in March. Harvey Steinberg says Marshall won't be charged after a woman filed a complaint that he punched her in the face outside Manhattan's Marquee club. Steinberg says: ''We maintained all along he is a victim and there is no basis to believe these charges.'' A spokesman for the New York City Police Department says they are still investigating the complaint. Detective Brian Sessa of the NYPD said Thursday the case is still open. Marshall was traded by Miami to Chicago in March.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES
DODGED A BULLET

Report: Marshall to avoid charges

According to the attorney of Brandon Marshall, the Bears wide receiver will not be charged in connection with an incident that occurred at a New York nightclub in March.

Report: Bears' Marshall will not be charged

New York City police will not bring charges against Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall in connection with an altercation in March, attorney Harvey Steinberg told the NFL Network on Thursday. Police had been investigating a complaint by a woman who claimed Marshall punched her in the face outside a Manhattan night club. Marshall had admitted he was at the club at the time...

Report: Bears moving Chris Williams to tackle

Getty Images According to Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com, the Bears plan on moving guard Chris Williams over to tackle this season. Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice just said last week that if they felt like tackle was a position of need they would have addressed it during the draft. “I think (general manager) Phil (Emery) and (head coach) Lovie (Smith) — with...

Brandon Marshall won’t be charged for nightclub incident

Getty Images According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall will not be charged by the New York City Police Department for a melee that occurred at a nightclub in March, per his attorney Harvey Steinberg. This is great news for Marshall and the Bears, since he’ll now avoid being punished by the law as well as the NFL.  Now he needs to focus on...

Jenny McCarthy, Who Plans to Pose for Playboy, Dating Brian Urlacher (Photos)

Chicago Bears star linebacker Brian Urlacher has been working on his game this offseason. And we're not talking about just his football skills. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, former Playboy model and actress Jenny McCarthy is Urlacher's new girlfriend. McCarthy began her career posing for Playboy in 1993, and she was later named Playmate of the Year that same year...

VIDEO: Alshon Jeffery at minicamp

Chicago Bears second-round pick, wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, was impressive at rookie minicamp last weekend. Here are some highlights from the final day of practice.

Massachusetts native Dave Teggart to get shot at NFL

Dave Teggart kicking against Westboro in 2006 Perhaps I’m more enamored by this story because I played football for a year with him, but former Algonquin Regional High School and University of Connecticut kicker Dave Teggart is going to get a shot at the NFL. Quick back-story: You know you’re awful as a football school when it is a huge deal that your kicker is going to go Division...

Bears’ entire draft class now under contract

Getty Images With today’s completion of Brandon Hardin’s four-year, $2.7 million contract, the Chicago Bears have now signed their entire 2012 NFL draft class, according to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun Times. The Bears chose Hardin with the 79th overall pick in the third round of this year’s draft.  In his college career at Oregon State, the 6-2, 222 pound safety amassed...

I Don’t Understand the College Hall of Fame, I doubt Orlando Pace or Tommie Frazier Do Either

The College Football Hall of Fame announced their inductees yesterday. A whopping 17 individuals were added to the ranks of the best the NCAA has boasted. After casually reading the headline, I immediately assumed Orlando Pace and Tommie Frazier were amongst those 17. After clicking through, I quickly became confused, then a little bit angry, and finally dismissive. Let me take...

Bears Kicker Robbie Gould will take you out to dinner, follow him on Twitter

Chicago Bears placekicker Robbie Gould is one of the more interesting and articulate athletes out there. When his days draining field goals are over, he has a bright future in broadcasting. Wednesday night, when the Chicago Cubs hosted the Philadelphia Phillies, Gould was part of a three person social media panel. He cracked jokes, dropped one-liners and made an announcement that...

Sources: Bears moving Chris Williams back to Offensive Tackle

We've heard speculation over that last few days, but Michael C. Wright says it's going to happen: Former 1st-round draft pick Chris Williams will move back to Offensive Tackle for the 2012 season. Williams has had an unfortunate start to his career in Chicago, to say the least, but did show significant signs of improvement last season while playing Guard.

In the clear: no charges for Brandon Marshall in NY nightclub incident

The New York Police Department has decided there is not enough evidence to charge Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall for an incident at a nightclub where a woman accused him of punching her in the face. Christin Myles filed a complaint with the police that Marshall had hit her on the face following a fight outside a club. He has denied being involved in the fight as he...

The Bears Den: May 18, 2012

Larry Mayer's Chalk Talk - Who has excelled in offseason workouts? Is Wootton is facing a make or break season? Is Cliff Stein a Terminator? ProFootballFocus: 2011's Best CB Performances - Peanut Tillman did what pre-Michael Bay Optimus Prime never could: shut down Megatron. USAToday's ever-thorough team report - Go read it. We'll wait. Follow WCG on Twitter...
Bears News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.