When the San Diego Chargers traded Cornerback Antonio Cromartie to the New York Jets after the 2009-10 NFL season, they were hoping that they had gotten rid of a locker room cancer. However, whenever he's had the chance to since the trade, "Cro" has done nothing but say bad things and cause trouble at Chargers Park.
During the 2009 season, there was a post-game incident down at PB's Bar West where a patron was hit in the head with a champagne bottle that had allegedly been thrown by Cromartie. The person who had been hit required 8 staples in his head to stop the bleeding and was about to receive a "modest" out-of-court settlement from Antonio, but that's about the time that Cro realized he has 18 mouths to feed and changed his story.
In just the past week, Cromartie signed a brief declaration, under penalty of perjury, stating: "I am of the belief that Shaun Phillips ... threw the object. I, however, do not have further knowledge as to additional specific details of the incident including when or why Mr. Saran was struck with the object ... I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct."
The declaration could be used in civil proceedings in a new lawsuit filed by Saran against Phillips, a star linebacker for the Chargers.
While Phillips has had a series of run-ins with the law, he has never been charged.
If you think Shaun hasn't responded, you obviously don't know Shaun Phillips or read his twitter.
Liars never prosper neither do weak ass guys I'm not Nick Cannon but I'm wild and out lol.— Shaun Phillips (@ShaunPhillips95) February 3, 2012
Depending on how far this goes and what other evidence comes out, because I can't imagine Cromartie's word being enough to get a guilty verdict, this could result in a suspension for Shaun Phillips (due to his past run-ins with the law). That, however, rests in the hands of Roger Goddell.