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CALGARY -- A former Canadian Football League all-star completed his spectacular fall from grace Friday when he was sentenced to 90 days in jail for assaulting his one-time girlfriend. Joffrey Reynolds, 33, will serve his time on weekends and faces two years of probation once he has completed his sentence. He was found guilty earlier this year of assault causing bodily harm, common assault and unlawfully being in a dwelling after trying to choke and smother his former girlfriend when she came home and found him in her bed in July 2012. Crown prosecutor Hyatt Mograbee had asked that Reynolds be given two to three years in prison. Reynoldss defence lawyer told court that his client had already lost his reputation and career and shouldnt have to spend time behind bars. "He stands before you today contrite, respectful of this court and remorseful for what happened," said Bjorn Harsanji. "This was a person who was an MVP a few years ago and then he was released. He has lost a lot. His public reputation is gone. I think the message is out. Theres a general deterrence that no one is above the law. "Mr. Reynolds is certainly not above the law." Reynolds is from Texas and played college football at the University of Houston. He played eight years for the Calgary Stampeders and was the teams all-time leading rusher with 9,213 yards. He was named a CFL all-star four times and won a Grey Cup championship with the Stampeders in 2008 before his release in 2012. Since his conviction, he has been working on a construction site. Kaitlin Ward, 27, had dated Reynolds for six years before ending their relationship in December 2011 upon discovering he had been cheating on her. Ward testified at the trial that she and Reynolds were trying to determine if they could "salvage" their relationship when she allowed him to stay with her for a couple of days after his house went into foreclosure. Ward testified she told Reynolds at a party that he had to get out. She said Reynolds got angry and kicked her in the back of the leg and was waiting for her later when she got home. "I was shocked," she said. "I went by the front door to shoo him out. Thats when he kind of tackled me." Ward said Reynolds was sitting on top of her. "Hes smothering my mouth and choking me. Shoving his chin into my neck," she said. "I was gasping for air at that point." Justice Brian Stevenson imposed strict curfews on Reynolds, told him he cannot drink alcohol and ordered him to undergo counselling if required. He also ordered Reynolds to write a letter of apology to Ward and to donate $5,000 to the Calgary Womens Emergency Shelter. The Crown read a victim impact statement on behalf of Ward who said even a year later she remains fearful. "I still think about the crime when entering my home alone at night and Im still scared," she said in the statement. "I was very worried after he was found guilty, and not sentenced immediately, that he would attack me again. 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We can count on him every week.Miller credits some of his pass rushing prowess to having Wolfe as his wingman.Its like Dirk Nowitzki and Steve Nash. We just get each other, Miller said Thursday, a day after he compared himself and Wolfe to Kobe and Shaq.Hes just selfless, Miller said. If this was basketball, he would be a true, dominant center.This being football, Wolfe is a dominant D-lineman.Miller has 72 career sacks, counting playoffs, since GM John Elway spent his first draft pick on him in 2011. Wolfe has 23 1/2 since coming into the league a year later, more than half of which have come since last season.Its great to see him get a lot of sacks, Miller said. About 10 of my sacks that Ive gotten throughout my career Ive stolen from Derek. So, its been a great partnership, especially for me.Wolfe has benefited, too.There have been sacks Ive gotten because of him, as well, Wolfe said.Denvers No Fly Zone secondary gets a lot of kudos but cornerback Chris Harris Jr. said Wolfe is a big reason the Broncos have throttled Cam Newton, Andrew Luck, Andy Dalton and Jameis Winston.Wolfe makes everybodyys life easier, Harris said.dddddddddddd Its great when you have a guy that can take on two blockers or a guy that can push the quarterback up the middle and make him scramble outside. Youve got to have a guy like Wolfe or the quarterback just steps up.The Broncos, who doled out $115 million in guarantees to Miller, Brandon Marshall and Emmanuel Sanders this offseason, are glad they were able to keep Wolfe off the market with a deal that included $17.5 million in guarantees.He did his contract before the season was over with, Miller said. He believed in us before we believed in ourselves.Wolfe called it a no-brainer, even after watching Jackson get almost triple what he did three months later.For me it was about creating a legacy. I had already put in four hard years here. Why would I go somewhere else and start over? Wolfe said. Id rather stay here, where I know everybody and the organization had been through rough times with me through a serious (neck) injury (in 2013) and they had my back in that. They took care of me. So, when it came time to sign my contract, I gave them a pretty good discount and decided it was more about the legacy than the money.More than half of Wolfes sacks have come since the arrival last year of Phillips and Kollar, a 28th-year NFL assistant who said tutoring a guy who works that hard and wants to be a hell of a player keeps him young at heart.Why would you ever want to leave that core group, let alone the players that I had here? Wolfe said. 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