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Cop who threatened Cincinnati Bengals lineman gets let go

In July Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Sam Montgomery was pulled over by a South Carolina State trooper for driving 89 miles per hour in a 55 zone. During the exchange that resulted in Montgomery’s arrest, the trooper threatened him with a taser. You can see a video of the incident here: Trooper Lance Salter was later suspended as a result of his behavior during the arrest...
Via cover32 - Bengals
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Trooper who arrested Bengals DE Sam Montgomery fired

  The South Carolina state trooper who arrested NFL defensive lineman Sam Montgomery at a traffic stop last June has been fired, state officials said Friday. The Department of Public Safety said in a news release that Lance Cpl. R.S. Salter was terminated for violating agency policies including conduct unbecoming a state employee. Salter stopped Montgomery in June when the Cincinnati...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals make a big risk-reward signing

It looks as if the Bengals are starting another reclamation project. Earlier this morning, Cincinnati made it official that they had signed former LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery. Montgomery was drafted by Houston in the third round of the 2013 draft, but he never played a down for them. Montgomery, along with teammates Cierre Wood and Willie Jefferson, was released by the Texans...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals Sign DE Sam Montgomery

  Aaron Wilson, citing a league source, reports that the Bengals have signed DE Sam Montgomery. Montgomery, a former third-round pick, was waived by the Texans last season after he and a few teammates were caught smoking pot in a hotel room the night before a game. He later signed on with the Raiders back in December of last year, but he only managed to last four days on the team’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Raider news for Dec 20th: Raiders lose Montgomery, may get Walker back

Two days ago, the Raiders signed DE Sam Montgomery to get a sense of where his health and attitude were and see if he could provide depth and talent on a defensive line that lacks both. Today, the Raiders put Montgomery on injured reserve. Dennis Allen was predictably non-specific about the injury situation, saying only, “he got hurt the first day of practice so we had to put...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders Sign Former Texans Third-Round Pick DE Sam Montgomery

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Raiders have signed former Texans third-round pick DE Sam Montgomery. Montgomery was waived by the Texans earlier this season after he and a few teammates were caught smoking pot in a hotel room the night before a game. That wasn’t the only issue created by Montgomery, as he should up to training camp out of shape. Even the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Linebacker allegedly cut for pregame marijuana signed by Raiders

                            According to the Raiders Report on twitter (@1RaidersReport) the Oakland Raiders have signed former Houston Texans third-round pick Sam Montgomery.  The linebacker was apparently released by the Texans for smoking marijuana the night before a game. Montgomery denied the accusations. Other accusations include being lazy (which could possibly...
Via In The Neutral Zone
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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