Packers’ Barnett Charged with Disorderly Conduct

Green Bay Packers linebacker Nick BarnettAccording to the Associated Press, Green Bay Packers linebacker Nick Barnett was charged with two counts of disorderly conduct stemming from an incident with 2 women in a bar this summer; this has been confirmed by Barnett’s lawyer Avi Berk who added, “We will enter not-guilty pleas to the two charges and will defend these charges aggressively.”

The Packers, who have monitored the situation almost since Day 1, have declined to comment. The 2 misdemeanor charges carry a combined penalty of 6 months in jail and a $2,000 fine. National Football League spokesman Randall Liu has said that the case is subject to league review under the terms of the league’s personal-conduct policy.


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