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Braylon Edwards calls DWI arrest "BS"

Posted on: April 15, 2011 4:28 pm
Edited on: April 17, 2011 10:20 pm
 
Edwards Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Remember how WR Braylon Edwards was arrested on a DWI charge last September even though the Jets have a designated driver system in place?  Remember how it led to a teammate calling him “selfish?”

So, six months later, Edwards must be contrite and embarrassed that the incident took place, right? He must understand the danger in which he placed himself and everybody else who was on the road that night, yes?

Um, not exactly.

In a radio interview this week in Detroit, via the NY Post, Edwards called the arrest “BS” and said it was blown out proportion because it occurred in New York City.

“The bad thing about this situation is I never drive in New York,” Edwards said. “One, I don’t know where the heck I’m going and two, the roads are too bumpy and traffic is crazy. I usually always have a chauffeur, but it was a random situation. I went to a teammate’s event and stepped out after that.

“Why I got pulled over wasn’t even because of erratic driving or suspicion of intoxicated driving, it was for tinted windows, which is some BS. But things happen. But you learn from it; no matter if you drive there you should have someone else drive back be at a car service, cab, a friend. Don’t put yourself in that situation.”

What Edwards fails to understand here (apparently) is that it doesn’t matter WHY you got pulled over. It’s that you got pulled over and then blew a .16, twice the legal limit.

But he’s right, don’t put yourself in that situation. Have somebody else drive your car if you’ve had too much. And for gosh sakes, make sure your windows aren’t illegally tinted - the police will get you every time for that.

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Comments

Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 5, 2011 6:26 am
 

Braylon Edwards calls DWI arrest "BS"

Consistent submitting equipment like this write-up completely care about it



Since: Sep 28, 2006
Posted on: April 18, 2011 12:34 pm
 

Braylon Edwards calls DWI arrest "BS"

He said it was BS that he got pulled over for tinted windows

How about the fact that Braylon Edwards is a complete idiot for driving around with illegal tinting and to make it even worse he was under the influence of alcohol.  He might as well have just painted "I am driving drunk" on both sides of his car.

Lots of money can not fix stupid.




Since: Apr 4, 2011
Posted on: April 18, 2011 11:17 am
 

Braylon Edwards calls DWI arrest "BS"

HE'S AN IDIOT!!! HE WILL NEVER GET IT!!



Since: Jan 13, 2009
Posted on: April 17, 2011 7:41 pm
 

Braylon Edwards call DWI arrest "BS"

whats really BS is how dumb this man is---i dnont drive in NY cause the roads are bumpy--classic---fool, you make millions for dropping passes. Hire a driver and there won't be no BS



Since: Mar 21, 2009
Posted on: April 17, 2011 7:08 pm
 

Braylon Edwards call DWI arrest "BS"

His inablitly to be emathetic to a policeman is a problem.  Tinted windows (if true)  ya know they need to see all passangers and weapons and that is why there is such a law



Since: May 14, 2008
Posted on: April 17, 2011 9:33 am
 

Braylon Edwards call DWI arrest "BS"

When the officer who pulled him over for the windows, he probably smelled alcohol from Edwards.  The first part of your post was decent.  Edwards never should have driven, period.  Who cares if he stayed between the lines drunk?  He's lucky to be crying over it now.  Too many what ifs that he should be thanking the officer. 



Since: Apr 17, 2011
Posted on: April 17, 2011 8:41 am
 

Braylon Edwards call DWI arrest "BS"

Whoever wrote this article is an idiot and a scumbag... He said it was BS that he got pulled over for tinted windows, not that it was BS that he got a DWI for driving drunk, or that it wasn't a big deal. 



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: April 17, 2011 8:15 am
 

Braylon Edwards call DWI arrest "BS"

"... I usually always have a chauffeur...."

Well which is it Braylon? Usually?...or Always?

LOL



Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: April 16, 2011 10:39 pm
 

Braylon Edwards call DWI arrest "BS"

I had a DWI many years ago and vowed to never make that mistake again. I don't believe Edwards should be grilled for this as long as he never makes this mistake again. However, I never made excuses when I got popped and neither should Braylon. It is guesstimated generally that for every time you get popped for a DWI, you have probably done it atleast 75-100 times prior. Fortunately Braylon can live to fight another day and no one was hurt much like mine. 



Since: May 23, 2010
Posted on: April 16, 2011 9:37 pm
 

Braylon Edwards call DWI arrest "BS"

Braylon is correct. I’m not making excuses for him. He never should have been behind the wheel. However, it's not like he was driving erratic or ran a stop sign like most impaired drivers do. In most States like Florida, a driving pattern is imperative in order to PROVE a DUI. Again, I’m not excusing his actions. I think I understand his position. 



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