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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...
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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...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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