Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/20/12
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Cardinals' linebacker Clark Haggans issued a statement to clarify the circumstances surrounding his short jail term. Haggans, 35, was incarcerated at Westmoreland County Prison in Greensburg, Pa., to serve a sentence for a traffic offense the veteran says occurred April 21 when he left a concert to tend to a family emergency involving his young daughter. "I was at a concert with my wife when I got a call from our babysitter that our 5-year-old daughter was having trouble breathing," Haggans' statement reads. "She has been on medicine and inhalers since she was born because of her underdeveloped lungs. The sitter was panicked. I had been drinking and my wife was planning on driving home from the concert. But my wife was wandering around when I got the call, and I couldn't find her. I tried calling her within the concert, but had no luck getting a hold of her. I needed to get home to my daughter immediately." Haggans said in the statement that his "only choice was to drive home....
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