maybe if the broncos were more proactive in dealing with heckert, russell doesn't get the DUI. cowards
— Tom Nalen (@TomNalen) July 10, 2013
Broncos team president Joe Ellis told the media that they wanted to keep things in-house, but it looks like they were trying to hide Heckert’s arrest.
Nalen is right though. If they had laid the hammer down on Heckert, it might have prevented Matt Russell from going out and doing the same thing.