By Chris Roling
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd had all criminal charges related to a July accident dropped by a judge this week.
Boyd, a second-round pick in 2016, faced drug charges after his car was found involved in a single-vehicle wreck and authorities found liquor and vape materials inside with traces of marijuana.
Per our write-up at the time, the wreck occurred around 3 a.m. on July 12 and Boyd told police a few days later somebody else had been driving his car:
Boyd and his reps later released a statement echoing the same thing:
This week, a judge cleared up the matter and dropped the charges, according to CBS Pittsburgh.
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Boyd’s attorney, Ken Haber, released a statement, per KDKA-TV: “Mr. Ford, who is the other person who was driving the vehicle, acknowledged that the entire incident was his doing and the items in the car were his. I believe he was alone in the car that evening.”
This legal hiccup was just one hurdle Boyd faced in 2017, as practice issues and nagging injuries limited him to 10 games before he famously caught the game-winning touchdown in Week 17 against the Baltimore Ravens, sending the Buffalo Bills to the...