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New York Jets Returning Star Sheldon Richardson

 The New York Jets have finished the first quarter of their season, heading into their bye week with a 3-1 record.  All is well for the Green and White faithful, as they welcome the arrival of Sheldon Richardson back to the squad.  Richardson had been serving a four game suspension for failing multiple marijuana tests, which is a violation of the NFL’s recreational drug policy...
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Three questions the New York Jets must answer following their bye week

With the Jets off this week, it gives them ample time to rest up and incorporate Sheldon Richardson back into their defensive line rotation. While his suspension is over, it is unclear what the NFL plans to do regarding his arrest over the summer. AROUND COVER32 QB RANKINGS: Who’s at the top after Week 4 of the NFL season? Games of the Week: Three can’t-miss games for Week 5...
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Jets' Richardson completes suspension, due back in court

ST. LOUIS (AP) Just as New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson gets to return to the field after a drug suspension, he'll also see his legal troubles reappear in court. The former University of Missouri star is scheduled for a court appearance Monday in St. Charles County just west of St. Louis, where the Pro Bowler is charged with five misdemeanor counts that include...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Richardson pleads not guilty to traffic, resisting arrest charges

New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson has pled not guilty to traffic and resisting arrest charges stemming from a high-speed car chase earlier this summer in Missouri. Richardson didn’t attend the hearing for the charges and wasn’t required to do so. Instead, he was represented by Matthew D. Fry, who is “an attorney who works for the same St. Louis-based law...
Via Sportsnaut
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite his problems, Sheldon Richardson doesn’t believe he should change

For two years, Sheldon Richardson has played a starring role along the New York Jets‘ defensive line.  The “Defensive Rookie of the Year” award and 11.5 sacks over the last two years marked a great start to Richardson’s career. But, he has had his very public problems.  Richardson is slated to miss four games due to a drug suspension.  More is likely coming after his arrest...
Via EndZoneScore
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson is down, but is he out?

There’s an important distinction for what’s going on with New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson — he’s at a crossroads of his career with the organization not a definitive end. The former number-13 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft is still only 24-years-old. He’s made mistakes, but there’s no reason to write him off yet. The basic fact is he’s incredibly...
Via This Given Sunday
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson escapes felony charges for recent arrest

Sheldon Richardson will not be charged with any felonies stemming from his recent arrest for evading police, endangering a child and a “fresh odor” of marijuana after a high-speed chase. This doesn’t mean the prosecutor in this case, Tim Lohmar, believes Richardson is innocent of the felony charges, however. Lohmar has come to the conclusion that he cannot follow through...
Via Sportsnaut
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets must cut Sheldon Richardson following outrageous arrest

The New York Jets need to make a resounding statement against child endangerment by cutting defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson. Richardson was arrested on July 14, shortly before midnight, as the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. He was charged with resisting arrest after police clocked him going as fast as 143 miles per hour in a 2014 Bentley Silver Spur. Excessive speed is one...
Via Sportsnaut
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Richardson charged for resisting arrest after high-speed chase

Less than a month after he was suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson has been charged with resisting arrest in Missouri stemming from a high-speed chase earlier this month. You read that right. Richardson allegedly took officers on a high-speed chase...
Via Sportsnaut
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets' Richardson suspended four games for violating drug policy

Sheldon Richardson became the latest AFC East star to be hit with a suspension Thursday. The New York Jets defensive lineman was suspended four games for a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse program, the NFL announced. It’s unclear what Richardson specifically did, but as pointed out, it’s unlikely this is Richardson’s first violation. “I apologize...
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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