Jets GM supportive of Richardson, noncommittal on future

New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan was noncommittal on suspended Pro Bowl defensive end Sheldon Richardson's long-term future with the organization. "At this point in time, we'll see how it progresses," Maccagnan said Saturday. "It's not about words right now, it's about actions -- not actions on the football field. It's how he handles himself." Richardson is suspended for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy. He was arrested in July and charged with resisting arrest after leading police on a high-speed chase in St. Louis. He was street-racing 143 mph with a 12-year old in the car. No drug charges were filed, but they smelled marijuana in the car. That could trigger another suspension. "We do worry about Sheldon in terms of the decisions he has made off the field," Maccagnan said. "There is a degree of trust that has been broken, but we're supportive." Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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