You don’t get the nickname “Snake” by being a model citizen.
The passing of former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken “Snake” Stabler, 69, has once again brought to light some crazy stories from his checkered past.
Amongst those stories lies this gem from Deadspin: Stabler (probably) had cocaine planted on a sports writer he hated, Bob Padecky from Sacramento, and played it off as a prank.
Padecky was one of his least favorite writers, yet was invited to Stabler’s hometown for an exclusive interview. Coke was planted under the fender of his rented car and police were tipped off.
Padecky was arrested, but only spent five minutes in jail as it was pretty clear he was set up. Stabler never admitted to it either, saying maybe it was one of his friends or something, and no one was ever charged.
But does this really look like a guy you’d wanna fuck with?
Ken Stabler: A man built for social media, living in a pre-social media world. pic.twitter.com/Vq4RVbBnQr
— Chris Burke (@ChrisBurke_SI) July 10, 2015
— OLIVER STACKS (@edsbs) July 9, 2015
Ken Stabler is like what Kyle Orton aspired to be pic.twitter.com/M76y7FNm42
— Mike Tunison (@xmasape) July 10, 2015
— Chorizo Power! (@AtomicMexican) April 24, 2014
I didn’t think so..
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