Ladies and gentlemen, the news of this makes me sick. Donté Stallworth played for the Cleveland Browns before he has been suspended for second-degree manslaughter. Let me tell you exactly what happened: On March 14, 2009, Stallworth drove his Bentley and struck and killed a man in Miami Beach, Florida. Apparently, he had been heading …
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Below I’ve listed athletes that despite having everything that one could ask for, (fame, fortune and great careers) they insisted on making horrendous decisions that altered their lives and the lives of others. Before reading, I must warn you that O.J. Simpson is not on this list. He’s been the scapegoat of this category too long. Nor is Michael Vick. Dogs are animals, get over it. This list could have included 50 or more athletes, but for the sake of brevity I only included six.
Robiskie Fitting in With Browns
NFL.com’s Steve Wyche highlights the opportunity being presented to the Browns’ young wideouts in 2009 in lieu of Donte Stallworth’s likely suspension…and the alarming lack of overall depth at the position.
Although it is often cited in a cliched manner by the likes of the National Football Post’s Matt Bowen and other overmatched and underinformed media types who have no real knowledge of Cleveland sports, I have to state that no fan base in football can rival the passion shown by Browns fans. Here we are in the depths of depression, or Indian Summer as I like to refer to it, and the Cleveland blogosphere has become a vital forum of late to debate several issues regarding the immediate future of our Browns.
So with that disclaimer on record, let’s take a look at some great recent comments by readers of Cleveland Reboot…
Although I have resisted commenting on the recent Florida court ruling regarding Donte Stallworth, or as I like to refer to it as…the armpit of American justice, based on the overwhelming disgust emanating from the verdict, I feel compelled to offer some attempt at closure towards a situation that is utterly unresolved. Thanks to Tony Grossi, I have found an angle that makes the whole tragedy a bit more digestible in terms of our Browns moving on.
Cleveland Browns WR Donte’ Stallworth has plead guilty to DUI-Manslaughter.
On March 14, after a night of drinking in Florida, Stallworth hit and killed the 59-year-old Mario Reyes with his car. His punishment for the offense: 30 days in jail, 10 years probation, 1000 hours of community service and a financial settlement to the Reyes family, the amount undisclosed.