You’ll recall that Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall -- who has had past problems with the law -- spent some time in the hospital last April after his wife, Michi Nagomi-Marshall, allegedly stabbed him.
Nagomi-Marshall apparently admitted to the stabbing, but she also claimed it was in self-defense (defensive wounds on Marshall’s hands perhaps disprove that claim).
Although Marshall told the Broward County (Fla.) sheriff’s department in May that he didn’t want to talk about the incident, Foxsports.com’s Alex Marvez is reporting that Marshall HAS talked to police about the incident (it’s unlikely, though, that he repeated his original “I slipped and fell on a vase” story).
Marshall apparently was issued a subpoena by police, and that might have helped sway him to talk.
|The Marshall stabbing|
Meanwhile, the NFL waits to see what happens. If police can prove Nagomi-Marshall was, in fact, acting in self-defense, that probably will raise the possibility of the league suspending Marshall under the personal conduct policy.
Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Marshall in 2008, and Marshall has been arrested multiple times on domestic issues. If Marshall is found to have been at fault in some way in this incident, look for Goodell to be harsher with Marshall once the lockout ends.
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