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NFL player arrests this offseason

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With the NFL offseason coming to a close as training camps open Monday, NFL.com looked back at an offseason punctuated by players' off-the-field problems. There were 31 total arrests after Super Bowl XLVI, and for some players, it happened more than once.

 

Date Player Pos. Team Arrested for what? Result
July 21 Aaron Berry CB Detroit Lions Charged with three counts of simple assault in Harrisburg, Pa. TBD
July 20 Kenny Britt WR Tennessee Titans Charged with DUI and implied consent in Fort Campbell, Ky. TBD
July 19 Donald Washington DB Kansas City Chiefs Charged with DUI (drugs), misdemeanor cannabis possession and driving on suspended license in Illinois. TBD
July 16 Dez Bryant WR Dallas Cowboys Charged in DeSoto, Texas, with misdemeanor domestic violence for allegedly assaulting mother. Dallas County district attorney's office deciding on prosecution.
July 14 Elvis Dumervil DE Denver Broncos Charged with felony aggravated assault with a firearm in Miami Beach, Fla. Preliminary hearing set for Aug. 16.
July 14 Marshawn Lynch RB Seattle Seahawks Charged with DUI in Alameda County, Calif. Scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 14.
July 13 Odrick Ray DL Jacksonville Jaguars Arrested in Tulsa, Okla., on a warrant for outstanding traffic tickets. TBD
July 10 Robert Quinn DE St. Louis Rams Charged with DWI, failure to exercise a high degree of care and driving without insurance in Florissant, Mo., following a single-car accident. Preliminary hearing set for Oct. 11.
July 8 Dion Lewis RB Philadelphia Eagles Arrested in Albany, N.Y., and charged with falsely reporting an incident (felony) for allegedly pulling a fire alarm at a hotel and reckless endangerment of property (misdemeanor). TBD
July 6 Adrian Peterson RB Minnesota Vikings Arrested on misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest at a Houston nightclub. Court date set for Aug. 6.
July 3 Kiante Tripp DT Cleveland Browns Charged with felony burglary and possession of a firearm in College Park, Ga. TBD
July 1 Eric Wright CB Tampa Bay Buccaneers Arrested in Los Angeles for suspicion of DUI. No charges filed.
June 23 Aaron Berry CB Detroit Lions Arrested on suspicion of DUI and leaving the scene of an accident after allegedly driving into several parked cars in Harrisburg, Pa. Berry waived his preliminary hearing. No date has been set for trial.
June 10 David Diehl OL New York Giants Charged with DUI after allegedly crashing into parked cars in Queens, N.Y. Made initial court appearance July 20.
June 3 Justin Blackmon WR Jacksonville Jaguars Charged with aggravated DUI in Stillwater, Okla. TBD
June 2 Jerome Felton FB Minnesota Vikings Charged with second-degree DWI after being stopped at a McDonald's drive-thru. TBD
May 27 Nick Fairley DT Detroit Lions Charged with DUI and attempting to elude police in Mobile, Ala. Pleaded not guilty; trial set for Aug. 14.
April 28 Caleb King RB Minnesota Vikings Arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault; allegedly fractured a man's skull in an altercation. TBD. Felton was cut by the Vikings three days after incident.
April 26 Brandon Meriweather S Washington Redskins Charged with DUI and refusing to take a breathalyzer test after being pulled over for speeding. TBD
April 7 Darrius Heyward-Bey WR Oakland Raiders Charged with DUI after being stopped by police on the Bay Bridge between San Francisco and Oakland, Calif. Trial set for July 23.
April 3 Nick Fairley DT Detroit Lions Charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession in Mobile, Ala. Arraignment delayed
March 30 Koa Misi LB Miami Dolphins Charged with battery with serious injury, residential burglary and dissuading a witness, all felonies, in an April 2011 altercation in Santa Barbara, Calif. Pleaded not guilty to three felonies on April 20.
March 17 Samson Satele OL Indianapolis Colts Charged with disorderly conduct in Aiea, Hawaii.  TBD
March 12 Mikel Leshoure RB Detroit Lions Charged with marijuana possession in Michigan. Pleaded guilty to a reduced charge, received $575 fine. Suspended two games by NFL.
Feb. 26 Jarriel King OL Free agent Charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct in North Charleston, S.C. Seattle Seahawks cut King after arrest.
Feb. 25 Leroy Hill LB Seattle Seahawks Charged with marijuana possession in Atlanta. Charges dropped.
Feb. 23 Nate Collins DT Jacksonville Jaguars Charged with marijuana possession in Fauquier County, Va. NFL suspended Collins, now a Chicago Bear, for first game of 2012 season.
Feb 18 Mikel Leshoure RB Detroit Lions Charged with marijuana possession in Benton Township, Mich. Received a $485 fine. Suspended two games by NFL.
Feb. 13 J.T. Thomas LB Chicago Bears Charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession in West Virginia. A motion to dismiss can be filed Aug. 29, if Thomas completes youth service classes.
Feb. 10 Rey Maualuga LB Cincinnati Bengals Charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly punching bar employee in Cincinnati. Charge dropped after private mediation.
Feb. 8 Ray McDonald DL San Francisco 49ers Arrested on an outstanding warrant for 2010 DUI. TBD


 

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