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Plaxico Burress, Francisco Rodriguez And The Biggest Boneheaded Crimes In Sports

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In this Nov. 16, 2008 file photo, New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress (17) watches from the sidelines against the Baltimore Ravens during the first half of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. The former Super Bowl star with the Giants, recently released from prison after serving 20 months on a gun charge, reached an agreement in principle Sunday, July 31, 2011, on a one-year deal with the New York Jets. (AP Photo/Rob Carr, File)
In this Nov. 16, 2008 file photo, New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress (17) watches from the sidelines against the Baltimore Ravens during the first half of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. The former Super Bowl star with the Giants, recently released from prison after serving 20 months on a gun charge, reached an agreement in principle Sunday, July 31, 2011, on a one-year deal with the New York Jets. (AP Photo/Rob Carr, File)

The cuffs were strapped on, mug shots precisely snapped and psyches fully tarnished. But this was no routine stop.

Stealing a $3 taco from a Gainesville vendor on March 30 gave former Florida guard Ervin Walker a permanent spot on a list of other misguided sportsmen, but more importantly, it gave us an excuse to look back on those who have yet to master the law...or personal responsibility.

Dumb, ridiculous and baffling are a few words that can describe the athletes we'll count down here.

Read the whole story at Bleacher Report

 
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