SANTA CLARA, Calif. (CBS4)– Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak talked about the practice squad player who was cited during a prostitution sting.
According to KPIX in San Francisco, safety Ryan Murphy, 23, and his brother were together in San Jose on Tuesday when the incident occurred.READ MORE: No Charges For Colorado Man Who Sent Anonymous Letters, Pictures To School Board Members
Kubiak expressed his concern during Wednesday’s morning briefing but stressed that the team is concentrating on the upcoming game.
“There’s disappointment, yeah, but it’s been dealt with and we’ve moved on. We dealt with it yesterday and we were obviously disappointed for the young man but we’re focused on what we have to do football wise, we’re going to work this morning with our meetings and we’re getting into our routine. We’ve moved on,” said Kubiak.
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The sting was performed by Santa Clara County’s multi-agency human trafficking task force in an area of North San Jose known for prostitution. According to KPIX, the task force detained a suspected prostitute near a motel. The woman told police she need to retrieve property from a car where Murphy was inside with his brother.
Murphy’s brother and the alleged prostitute were cited. Murphy was detained, questioned by police and let go.
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Kubiak said Murphy was sent home to Denver so the team could continue preparations for Super Bowl 50 without him.