Teammates want no association to Brandon Underwood
No matter how the investigation surrounding Green Bay Packers cornerback Brandon Underwood goes this week – two women have accused him of sexual assault – some of his teammates don’t even like the fact that they’ve been associated with him.
Underwood was one of seven Packers at a condo party in Lake Delton, Wis., a resort community in south central Wisconsin, after teammate Clay Matthews hosted a charity golf tournament in the area. Underwood is the only player authorities are focusing their investigation around, and police already spoke to quarterback Matt Flynn, safety Khalil Jones, guard Josh Sitton, fullback Korey Hall, and linebackers Brad Jones and Matthews.
“I was just there for a golf tournament,” Jones told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “I had nothing to do with anything that supposedly happened. Obviously, NFL players are targets, but I don't know what happened, honestly. I wasn't involved. I don't like that my name is even attached to something like that.”
Flynn didn’t like having his name attached to the situation and said because it is a legal matter he didn’t believe he could talk about.
“We had an outstanding showing, amazing donors there. Celebrities showed up. It was a great auction. Overall it was a great day,” Matthews told the Journal Sentinel. “One person's misjudgment really put a damper on it. Hopefully this doesn't put a black eye on the tournament and the foundation, but I think for the most part I think it worked out this year, and next year, just be a little more careful. Hopefully we can learn from this and make correct decisions next time.”
One person’s misjudgment? Doesn’t sound like Underwood teammates, or the teammate who put on the golf outing in the Wisconsin Dells, is very supportive of him right now.
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