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Ex-NFL Star Braylon Edwards

VIDEO OF NIGHTCLUB ATTACK

Grabs Ankles, Flips Photog On Face

10/8/2013 6:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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TMZ has obtained video proving Braylon Edwards didn't just attack a man outside of a Detroit nightclub this weekend ... he delivered one of the biggest CHEAP SHOTS we've ever seen.

The video begins with the 6'3", 218-pound unemployed wide receiver chewing out a photog who allegedly shot footage of Braylon pushing someone else around outside the nightclub.

After Braylon screams at the guy, the photog starts to walk away ... but Braylon chased after him, and while the photog had his back turned, Braylon reached down and ripped his ankles out from under him ... sending the photog flying face first into the pavement.

The photog eventually got up and headed to a nearby police station, where he filed a battery report against the 30-year-old.

As for the extent of his injuries, we're told the photog denied medical attention, claiming he only suffered minor injuries.

After the incident, Braylon adamantly denied ANY WRONGDOING ... tweeting, "The reports are blasphemy. Was joking with friends and a guy was filming us. I asked him to delete it, he said no. He wasn't harmed at all."

Braylon's rep initially told TMZ ... the photog concocted the story in a shameless attempt to "take Braylon's money."

The photog tells TMZ ... he's pissed about the situation and plans to pursue his case all the way through.

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54 COMMENTS

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16.

Bama    

Cheap shot then LIES a out it. What a decent upstanding fellow. Not!!! Scab on the as lips of humanity.

377 days ago
17.

tessa    

stereotypical

377 days ago
18.

cee-lo    

He's an idiot. Thats down in the greektown area. Cops are always on that block as u see he did it right in front of a cop car

377 days ago
19.

Spanky    

A liar and a bully!

377 days ago
20.

ricosauve15    

Glad he's out of the league. Let him go broke.

377 days ago
21.

Little_Leota    

In my day they were punks, nowadays they are bullies. It doesn't matter who they are or how much money they make, they still are lower than pond s*** ...oh, ummm, IMHO

377 days ago
22.

Dan09    

I'm sure the photog is no angel, whatever he said to Braylon sure set him off. Nice flip,

377 days ago
23.

.    

That's someone who should be prosecuted.

377 days ago
24.

zra1974    

Photogs rock.

keep the pressure on.

377 days ago
25.

Justin    

Is that Antwaan Randle El at :21?

377 days ago
26.

bkblueknight    

national felon league

377 days ago
27.

Y.T. Houx    

nigs are well known for cheap shots and suckers punches, they are nigs after all

377 days ago
28.

Bill03948    

The movie Paparazzi is coming to life with all these celebrities saying enough is enough and fighting back.

377 days ago
29.

Mahoffer    

What's not pictured here in the grainy footage is the back of his legs talking major trash to Braylon.

377 days ago
30.

Timmyd    

These "Photogs" deserve to get flipped on their heads. Since when is intruding peoples privacy an acceptable practice?

Should be an open field day on these pieces of garbage.

377 days ago
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