Controversy Follows New York Football Stars Into Offseason
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Jets’ season ended weeks ago, but they can’t seem to keep themselves out of embarrassing headlines.
It’s been a messy week for Gang Green. Quarterback Geno Smith and tight end Kellen Winslow are in the headlines for the wrong reasons. All of this coming after head coach Rex Ryan was given a multi-year extension.
First, new deals emerged about Kellen Winslow’s November incident when he was allegedly found with synthetic marijuana by East Hanover, N.J. police back on Nov. 19. More reported details have surfaced about his run-in with the law.
According to the Star-Ledger, A witness said that she believed she saw Winslow was masturbating in his car with his window open outside of a Target location.
Winslow was charged on Dec. 30 for possession of a controlled dangerous substance. He pleaded not guilty last week.
On Friday, Geno Smith was allegedly kicked out of Los Angeles International Airport after getting into an argument with an attendant.
Smith was on a Virgin America flight from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Friday when an attendant asked Smith to remove his headphones and an argument ensued, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official report was filed to or by the airport.
The person said Smith, who just finished his rookie season with the Jets, got up and asked to speak to a supervisor before leaving the plane on his own and speaking with police at the gate before leaving.
The Jets declined comment in a statement.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Palladino: Hal Steinbrenner Doesn’t Sound Like ‘The Boss’ At All
- Stempniak, Kreider Lead Rangers To 4-3 Win Over Arizona
- Judge Rules For Adrian Peterson, Paving Way For Reinstatement
- Devils Trade Legendary Winger Jaromir Jagr To Panthers For 2 Picks
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)