Brandon Marshall and Arrested Development
Examples? Below, find a baker's dozen of busted Broncs. The jury's still out on a few of them -- but the majority hardly make up a stellar roster from the standpoint of Colorado gridiron accomplishments.
Melvin Bratton, running back: Arrested in July 1991 along with three teammates on charges of assault and resisting arrest.
Michael Brooks, linebacker: Arrested in July 1991 in relation to the aforementioned incident involving Bratton and two other teammates.
Darrell Gardener, defensive tackle: Arrested in July 2003 on suspicion of disorderly conduct following a dustup at an International House of Pancakes restaurant.
Daniel Graham, tight end: Arrested in January 2008 on suspicion of criminal mischief after a complaint from a former girlfriend.
Brian Griese, quarterback: Arrested in October 2000 on suspicion of drunken driving.
Darrell Hackney, quarterback: Arrested in December 2007 on suspicion of drunk driving.
Ronnie Haliburton, linebacker: Arrested in July 1991 in relation to the aforementioned incident involving Bratton and two other teammates.
Andre Hall, running back: Arrested in February 2008 for driving with a revoked, suspended or canceled driver's license.
David Kircus, wide receiver: Arrested in May 2007 on suspicion of second-degree assault.
Alton Montgomery, cornerback-safety: Arrested in July 1991 in relation to the aforementioned incident involving Bratton and two other teammates.
Russell Newman, defensive tackle: Arrested in July 2003 in the previously mentioned IHOP altercation that also involved Gardener.
Todd Sauerbrun, punter: Cited in December 2007 on a simple assault charge.
Marcus Thomas, defensive tackle: Arrested in March 2008 on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance.
A lucky thirteen? Not exactly. When it comes to footballing redemption, Marshall has some long odds stacked against him. -- Michael Roberts