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ROBERT SANDS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bengals' Lewis disputes allegation of former player's ex-wife

CINCINNATI -- Mercedes Sands, the former wife of former Bengals safety Robert Sands, alleged in a New York Times article published Tuesday that when marital troubles began to turn into domestic violence in his rookie season of 2011 that the Bengals were more concerned with avoiding a disruption to the team than having her go to the police for help. Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Battered Wives Say They Felt Trapped in NFL Culture

Mercedes Sands, who was married to Robert Sands, a former safety for the Cincinnati Bengals, and Brandie Underwood, who was married to Brandon Underwood, a former Green Bay Packers player, in an interview with the New York Times described the abusive relationship they had with their husbands and how they felt trapped. “In part because of each team’s close-knit culture and a...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL News & Rumors: Sunday 6/2

Bengals FS Robert Sands is questionable for the start of training camp. (Bengals.com) Bills RB C.J. Spiller expects more carries this season. (NFL.com) RE Mark Anderson still isn’t 100 percent healthy. (ESPN Boston) Broncos NT Terrance Knighton will compete for a starting spot on the defensive line. (Mile High Sports ) Browns QB Jason Campbell has been working primarily...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals safety arrested for assaulting wife

In years past, the Cincinnati Bengals were known as an organization that harbored troubled players. It appears that reputation still holds true. Local 12 Cincinnati reports Bengals safety Robert Sands was arrested Friday morning after allegedly assaulting his wife at their home. The 23-year-old was charged with assault and domestic violence, and his wife was sent to the hospital...
Via Helmet2Helmet
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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