Buffalo Bills linebacker Nigel Bradham said Tuesday he doesn't want to be a distraction to the team after police said they ticketed him for marijuana possession during a weekend traffic stop.
''It's just a legal issue,'' Bradham said while at training camp in Pittsford. ''I made a mistake, that's it.''
He said he anticipates some sort of action from the team and National Football League but doesn't know yet what that will be.
The 23-year-old starter was given an appearance ticket for unlawful possession of marijuana after he was stopped at about 2 a.m. Saturday and an officer smelled marijuana, town of Tonawanda Police Lt. Nicholas Bado said. Bradham turned over a baggy containing a small amount of the drug. There was no indication he had been using it while driving, Bado said.
Bills general manager Doug Whaley said the incident amounted to a violation of the personal conduct rule and would be addressed by the National Football League.
''It's under review as we speak,'' he said...