Lynch was busted recently in Culver City, California, when police found him in a car with a loaded, unregistered handgun. He pled guilty to a misdemeanor and got community service, but must know that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell can be tougher than most judges — "I honestly see a suspension coming," Lynch said last week. Given what just happened with Stallworth, it will be a major blow to the NFL's credibility if Lynch — who also has a hit-and-run on his record from this past spring — gets suspended for anything less than eight games. Still, the guess here is that it'll be more like four.

When he's not googling "blue Brown" and "suspension sentence," Matt Taibbi writes for Rolling Stone. He can be reached atm_taibbi@yahoo.com.

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