Welcome to the silly season, NFL fans
By BILL LANKOFF, QMI Agency
|Titans' Kenny Britt is one of several players who find themselves in trouble now that their respective teams are done for the season. (REUTERS)
Welcome to football’s silly season.
The games are footnotes to history. The players are scattered across the continent. Some have too much time. Some have too much money. And, for a few, it adds up to way too much trouble.
So far nobody has shot themselves in the foot like Plaxico Burress but, hey, the off-season is young and Kenny Britt is just warming up.
He spent the weekend detained by police after hauling a friend with stab wounds into a hospital ward.
His lawyer says it’s all a misunderstanding. But, then, isn’t it always.
This is the ninth time Britt has been involved in a “misunderstanding” with the law.