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Ahmad Bradshaw Pleads No Contest to Pot Charge in Ohio

Ahmad Bradshaw won two Super Bowls with the New York Giants in 2008 and 2012.

Two-time Super Bowl champ Ahmad Bradshaw was cited for marijuana possession in Western Ohio on Feb. 5. The traffic stop occurred on I-70 heading west in Preble County, near Eaton. Police said Bradshaw's Cadillac was too close to the car ahead of him. Claiming they smelled marijuana in the car, an officer searched the veteran running back and found a small amount of weed in his pants pocket. The passenger was also cited for marijuana possession. 

Update: On May 11, Bradshaw pleaded no contest and paid a $351 fine. In addition, he's not allowed to drive in Ohio for six months. Bradshaw will most likely be suspended for at leastr one game by the league. He's currently a free agent.

Marijuana is decriminalized in Ohio. According to NORML, possession of up to 100 grams is punishable by a maximum fine of $150.

Bradshaw was selected in the seventh round of the 2007 draft out of Marshall by the Giants, with whom he won Super Bowls in 2008 and 2012. He had 1,000-yard rushing seasons in 2010 and 2012, his last year with New York. In two seasons with Indianapolis. Bradshaw played in just 13 games due to injuries.

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Steve Bloom

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