The Saints acknowledged that they had been joyful signing undrafted rookie defensive end Carl Granderson despite a pending trial for sexual assault, but a believe in Wyoming wasn’t joyful with the phrases of a plea agreement Granderson struck with prosecutors to protect far from that trial.
Granderson agreed to plea no contest to 1 depend of sexual battery and one depend of unlawful contact with a suggested sentence of twelve months of unsupervised probation and a psychological overview to be accomplished interior 60 days. The Casper Broad title-Tribune stories that district courtroom believe Tori Kricken rejected that segment of the deal, nonetheless, and sentenced Granderson to originate up a six-month term in jail without delay.
The sentence is for the unlawful contact trace. There used to be also a one-year suspended sentence for the sexual battery trace and twelve months of supervised probation as soon as Granderson has accomplished his six months in jail.
Granderson used to be taken into custody and escorted out of the courtroom on the end of the courtroom cases. His attorney did now not hang a commentary for reporters.
Serving your total six-month term would make it not seemingly for Granderson to play for the Saints or somebody else all the device by the 2019 season, so it appears seemingly Fresh Orleans will liberate his roster space for someone who will be on hand for training camp later this month.