Reche Caldwell Speaks on Criminal History, Police Raids, More

May 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former NFL wide receiver Reche Caldwell detailed a bizarre crime spree in his hometown of Tampa, Florida, that eventually resulted in a 27-month prison sentence in an ESPN The Magazine interview released Thursday.  
ESPN's David Fleming visited Caldwell at a minimum-security federal prison camp in Montgomery, Alabama, and discovered a 37-year-old former University of Florida standout who openly joked about his missteps.
Caldwell played for the San Diego Chargers, New England Patriots and Washington Redskins between 2002 and 2007.  The St. Louis Rams (now of Los Angeles) released him before the 2008 season. Alas, he's probably best remembered for a couple of key drops in the 2006 AFC Championship Game, a narrow loss for the Pats.
His brother, fellow NFL wideout Andre Caldwell, told ESPN he believes that game was the root cause of what came after his NFL career ended: "The way the game kicked him to the curb like an unwanted stepchild hurt him ment...

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