Originally posted on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 9/27/12
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Falcons defensive end John Abraham, speaking for the first time since his arrest on Monday for the misdemeanor charges of obstruction of police and obstruction of firefighters, said on Thursday that the situation was one of bad timing. Abraham, a 13-year veteran, is the NFLs active sacks leader. He signed a three-year deal worth 16.7 million to remain in Atlanta over the offseason. He was the second Falcons player arrested in a week after running back Michael Turner was arrested the previous week on charges of speeding and suspicion of DUI. Abraham did not want to go into details of what happened, as he said the legal issues still need to be resolved. He has a condo at 12, the tower at the Midtown Atlanta residential and commercial development where he was arrested. According to reports, firefighters had responded to the scene as a woman was threatening to leap from the building and commit suicide. Officers were attempting to clear people from the area and Abr...
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