The NFL suspended Saints tight end Orson Charles for the first game of the season, reports the NFL Network. The suspension was for violating the league's Personal Conduct Policy. Charles has nine receptions for 109 yards during his three-year career.
Saints tight end Orson Charles will enter a diversion program after pleading guilty to wanton endangerment in a road rage incident, according to CBS affiliate WKYT. Last April, Charles was accused of pointing a firearm at another driver on a Madison County, Ky. road. As part of the diversion program, Charles must check in with a parole officer once a month via telephone. If he has no other run-ins with the law, this charge will be dropped from his record. Charles spent most of the 2014 season on the Saints' practice squad. Charles was a former fourth-round pick in the 2012 draft by the Bengals. A standout tight end in college at Georgia, Charles was moved to fullback in Cincinnati before being released prior to the 2014 season.
The Saints signed tight end Orson Charles to the practice squad Tuesday, NOLA.com reports. Charles was a fourth-round draft pick by the Bengals in 2012.
Bengals fullback Orson Charles was arrested in Kentucky on charges of wanton endangerment. That means he was putting someone in danger or exposure to injury or death. No specific details are known other than he was arrested by Madison County officials last night. Charles is entering his third season with Cincinnati; he has nine career catches.
The Bengals listed these players as inactive for the game at Pittsburgh: wideouts Dane Sanzenbacher and Ryan Whalen, cornerback Terence Newman (knee), running back Rex Burkhead, offensive tackle Tanner Hawkinson, H-back Orson Charles and defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi.
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