Broncos DB Ryan Murphy Sent Home after being Detained in a Prostitution Sting
The one thing that coaches always preach to their players during Super Bowl week is to not be a distraction, however the Broncos are now dealing with a distraction to an extent.
Broncos rookie safety Ryan Murphy was sent home on Tuesday after he was detained in a prostitution sting in San Jose, California.
Now eventually Murphy was not arrested and let go by authorities,but the Broncos still sent him home from Super Bowl 50.
Murphy is a practice squad player and the effect from this wont mess with the game plan for Denver, but the fact that it is a headline today is telling on it being a distraction.
"Although practice squad safety Ryan Murphy was not cited by police, we decided it was best for the team if we continued our preparations for Super Bowl 50 without him," Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said in a prepared statement. "Ryan is returning to Denver but his status as a practice squad player has not changed at this time."
The San Jose Mercury News first reported that the sting involved Murphy's brother and was conducted by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Police. The Motel 6 in San Jose was the focus of the sting.
Murphy's brother, according to multiple reports, was cited for solicitation.