Bernie Kosar Agrees to Plea Deal

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BEDFORD, Ohio -- Former Browns Quarterback Bernie Kosar pleaded ‎no contest to a reckless operation charge.

Kosar appeared in Bedford Municipal Court Monday afternoon and entered the plea.

In exchange for the plea, prosecutors agreed to dismiss OVI and speed charges.

Kosar said very little in court but his attorney said a statement will be released later.

Fox 8 News was the only media in the courtroom.

Solon police said Kosar was stopped for speeding at 2:42 a.m. on a Sunday in September while driving east on Route 422.

Officers said they detected a strong odor of alcohol and Kosar was arrested and charged with OVI and speeding.

According to police, Kosar was clocked going 74 mph in a 50 mph zone.

They also said when the officer asked Kosar for his license, he instead handed the officer two credit cards.

His attorney told Fox 8 that Kosar was not drunk at the time of the stop.