Cedric Benson’s Meeting With Roger Goodell Described As “Productive”

July 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last night, Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson and his lawyer—David Cornwell—met with NFL Commissioner Roger Gooodell on Thursday to discuss the incident from May 30th in Austin, Texas. Benson was arrested and charged with assault on June 29th after witnesses claimed he punched a bar employee at Annie's West after he refused to be escorted out following a fight with another patron.
However, a statement released by Cornwell a few days after the arrest showed a different side of the story that made many believe the incident wasn't as bad as reports first indicated. Still, Bengals fans should just be relieved with how productive the meeting between Benson and Goodell was.
"The Commissioner and Cedric had a frank and productive discussion regarding the benefits of playing in the NFL as well as the price to enjoy those benefits," Cornwell wrote in a message to Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com . "Cedric is his best advocate and I believe the Commssioner was please...

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