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Mr. Walden’s already sat a number of days in jail,” Zakowski said. “Given those facts, if this was Joe Blow on the street, that’s what we would normally be seeing.”

Walden spent the weekend after Thanksgiving in jail after his arrest. He made a public apology to the Packers, his teammates and fans after he was released.

Walden played in last Sunday’s game against the Giants in New York, and Packers coach Mike McCarthy says he is expected to start this Sunday’s game against Oakland at Lambeau Field.

“We’re watching his situation, both through the legal process and the league process,” McCarthy said. “But his status hasn’t changed.”

NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said the timeline for potential punishment from the league depends on how the case progresses in court.

“As with any such case, we will follow developments and apply our policies at the appropriate time,” Aiello said.


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