Braylon Edwards pleaded no contest to aggravated disorderly conduct in Cleveland Municipal Court today and was given probation by Municipal Judge Michelle Earley.

The charged stemmed from an incident outside a Cleveland night club around 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 5, two days before the Browns traded him to the Jets for WR Chansi Stuckey, LB Jason Trusnik and a pair of draft picks. Edwards punched promoter Edward Givens -- a friend of Cavs superstar LeBron James -- in the face, leading James to question if Edwards is jealous of him because he thought Edwards had been going after a few of his friends. 

Earley handed Edwards a suspended 180-day jail sentence and additionally fined him $1,000. She also ordered him to stay active in his Advanced 100 Scholarship program, which would be a way to make sure he stays involved in doing things to help out the community. Edwards won't have to a report to a probation officer.

Edwards could face disciplinary action from the league, which is looking into the incident.

"We are reviewing it under the Personal Conduct Policy," an NFL spokesman told Newsday.

Earley, who's an Ohio State fan, joked that she wasn't coming down hard on Edwards because he's a Michigan graduate. But she made it clear that Edwards needs to show better judgement.

"Someone who has as much to lose as you should not be standing in front of me," Earley said to Edwards, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "Situations like this are senseless. You have to make better choices."

Edwards, who missed practice today because of his appearance, is expected to arrive back sometime this afternoon. He'll receive the game plan and begin preparations for Sunday's AFC Divisional game with the Chargers.

Rex Ryan still thinks Edwards, who's had three brutal drops of potential touchdowns in his last six games including a 41-yarder on Saturday, is about to break out in a big way.

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"I just sense it, I really do," Ryan said. "I think right now he's pressing so much and he doesn't want to let his teammates down."