As we all knew that Rolando McClain returned to the Dallas Cowboys and was re-signed to the team under a one-year deal last month. Rolando McClain was convicted on misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in city court last year and appealed to state court for another trial. But now the prosecutors asked the court to dismiss the charges.
McClain was arrested in April 2013 when Decatur police were trying to clear a crowd that had gathered for a softball game. He allegedly cursed at officers and pulled away as they tried to arrest him. Officers responded to the call claiming there had been a fight and found more than 700 people in the park and streets. Rolando McClain Cowboys Jersey. McClain walked past and officer and yelled, "[Expletive] the police!" to the crowd. After a struggle with officers, McClain was taken into custody and released on $1,000 bond. That arrest was McClain's third arrest since 2011. He was also arrested for a window tint violation, giving officers a false name, and assault. The assault charges were also dropped.
The trial was set for a May 18 start, but it won’t take place. The Associated Press reports that court records showed that prosecutors asked a judge to dismiss the charges on Monday. There was no specific reason given for the dismissal request. The Cowboys now have six players on their roster with checkered pasts. Five of the six —Rolando McClain, Josh Brent, running back Joseph Randle, receiver Dez Bryant and Greg Hardy — have nine combined arrests ranging from an intoxication manslaughter conviction (Brent) to shoplifting charges (Randle). Three have been involved in domestic violence investigations (Hardy, Bryant and Randle). The other three (Randy Gregory, McClain and Brent) are in the NFL’s substance abuse program.
McClain, 25, was re-signed by the Cowboys last month, agreeing to a one-year deal worth as much as $4 million. Last July, he was acquired in a trade with Baltimore after he twice retired from the NFL. In 2014, the former first-round pick resurrected his career, becoming a valued member of the Cowboys by exhibiting a physical style of play. Joseph Randle Jersey. He started 12 regular-season games and finished second on the team in tackles with 81. During 2014, he suffered knee and groin injuries along with an illness that caused him to miss three games. In the playoffs, concussions limited his playing time.