Titans' Howard pleads no contest
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- David Howard, a defensive lineman drafted in the spring by the Tennessee Titans, has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge in Rhode Island.
Howard, who played at Brown University in Providence, was accused in April 2009 of punching and kicking a customer at a bar where he was working as a bouncer. He entered the plea Monday to a charge of simple assault.
Howard's lawyer, Mark Smith, said Tuesday that the plea does not constitute a conviction and that ...
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