49ers' Edwards case is still under NFL review

September 5, 2011, 4:50 am
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Matt MaioccoCSNBayArea.com
There is still no word on whether 49ers receiver Braylon Edwards will miss any games this season under the NFL's personal conduct policy.NFL has not determined whether Edwards will face a suspension for pleading guilty in July to driving while intoxicated. His guilty plea resolved a case stemming from a police stop nearly a year ago.A league spokesman said Sunday the case is still under review.The 49ers open the regular season on Sept. 11 against the Seattle Seahawks. Edwards signed a one-year, 2.1 million contract with the 49ers. A club source told CSNBayArea.com that the signing was executed with the understanding that Edwards could be suspended for a game or two.With his guilty plea, Edwards reportedly must continue in an NFL alcohol counseling program that he's been in since November. At the time of his DWI arrest, Edwards was on probation in Ohio for pleading no contest to misdemeanor aggravated disorderly conduct.

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