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New York Jets security Marcus Maye was arrested and charged with driving below the affect in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Feb. 22, in keeping with ESPN’s Rich Cimini.
Erik Burkhardt, Maye’s agent, offered a press release to Cimini: “It is an ongoing authorized matter and our legal professional has suggested us we can’t remark. We are assured it will likely be positively resolved. We stay up for Marcus getting again on the sector quickly.”
In addition to the DUI cost, the 28-year-old is going through two misdemeanors: DUI/harm to property and particular person and leaving the scene of a crash.
Per Cimini, Maye allegedly crashed a 2018 Mercedes into the rear of one other automobile whereas touring on the Florida Turnpike. No accidents had been reported. The driver of the opposite automobile has, nevertheless, filed a civil lawsuit and is in search of “in extra” of $30,000.
In March, Maye signed his one-year franchise tender with the Jets that assured him $10.6 million for this season. Through three appearances, he has 23 tackles, one sack and one cross breakup.
The fifth-year veteran suffered an ankle damage in New York’s 26-0 Week 3 loss to the Denver Broncos. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Sept. 29 he was anticipated to overlook three to 4 weeks.
Burkhardt referenced the report on Twitter and mentioned his shopper “ought to be again totally wholesome simply earlier than the commerce deadline.”
Maye’s future had been the topic of hypothesis within the offseason as he and the Jets didn’t hammer out a long-term extension. Based on Burkhardt’s remark, the state of affairs might not have developed a lot.
NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed to Cimini the league is trying into the February arrest below its personal-conduct coverage. Depending on the result of the NFL’s inquiry, Maye might be going through a attainable suspension.