Report: Suspended DB Josh Shaw made three-team parlay bet that included Cardinals – Yardbarker

It’s becoming readily apparent why the NFL felt it appropriate to come down hard on Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for betting on NFL games. According to David Purdum of ESPN, Shaw made a three-team parlay bet on Nov. 10 at a Caesars sportsbook in Las Vegas. One of the teams Shaw bet on was the Cardinals, as part of a bet on second-half odds. The Cardinals were trailing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-13 at the time, and the Buccaneers were favored by one point in the second half. They failed to cover but still beat the Cardinals, and Shaw lost his bet anyway. Caesars contacted the appropriate authorities, including the NFL, after becoming aware of Shaw’s bet. Shaw made no effort to hide his identity, listing his occupation as “professional football player.” This is the latest evidence that Shaw was incredibly brazen about what he was doing, mostly because he considered it an innocent mistake. It’s not as if the NFL’s gambling policy is unclear, and it’s kind of hard to believe that he could have tho

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