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  • Man tied to Sam Hurd drug case gets prison time

    A co-defendant in the drug distribution case involving former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd has received 41 months in prison.


  • Drug scheme leads to prison for ex-NFL player Hurd

    Once an NFL wide receiver and local hero with a $5 million contract, Sam Hurd was reduced to being a convicted felon in orange jail scrubs pleading with a judge to avoid spending the rest of his life in prison.


  • Former NFL WR Hurd could get life on drug charge

    While NFL teammates and friends knew Sam Hurd as a hardworking wide receiver and married father, authorities say he was fashioning a separate identity as a wannabe drug kingpin with a focus on "high-end deals" and a need for large amounts of cocaine and marijuana.


  • FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2011, file photo, Chicago Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd watches teammates practice during NFL football training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill.  Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd is expected to enter a federal courtroom in Dallas Wednesday Nov. 13, 2013 to receive a possible life sentence for his role in a drug-distribution scheme.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

    Sam Hurd sentenced to 15 years in prison in drug scheme

    Sam Hurd pleaded guilty in April to one count of trying to buy and distribute cocaine and marijuana, which carries a sentence of 10 years to life in prison. Authorities say that while NFL teammates and friends knew Hurd as a hardworking wide receiver and married father, he was fashioning a separate identity as a wannabe drug kingpin.


  • Former NFL WR Hurd gets 15 years in drug case

    Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison for his role in starting a drug-distribution scheme while playing for the Chicago Bears, completing a steep downfall that ended his football career and left his future in tatters.


  • Former WR Hurd's cousin gets 8 years in drug case

    A co-conspirator and cousin of former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd has received eight years in prison for his role in trying to set up a drug-distribution ring.


  • Ex-NFL player Hurd pleads guilty to drug charge

    Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd pleaded guilty Thursday to trying to buy cocaine and marijuana to set up a drug-distribution network, leaving a once-promising career in tatters as he faces a prison sentence of at least 10 years.


  • Ex-NFL WR appears in court again on drug case

    Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd, whose young career was brought to a halt by accusations that he tried to set up a drug-dealing ring in the middle of a season, is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on new charges.


  • Ex-NFL WR Hurd pleads not guilty to new charges

    Former NFL receiver Sam Hurd pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a new indictment accusing him of trying to obtain cocaine and marijuana while he was out on bond awaiting trial on charges of trying to start a drug ring in the Chicago area.


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