JAN 14, 2006:
Another college player with legal troubles tries to go pro as Tennessee defensive tackle Tony McDaniel, sued this week for injuring a fellow student, will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft
JAN 13, 2006:
Recap of Redskins safety Sean Taylor woes and a commentary on the NFL's tolerance of this behavior
JOKE OF THE DAY (Jan 12):
A co-worker of mine, jokingly refered to Marcus Vick as "New Mexico", recalling the now famous "Ron Mexico" Michael Vick incident
JAN 12, 2006:
Former NFL quarterback Jim Harbaugh sentenced to three years probation and levied a $1,300 fine for pleabargin of misdemeanor reckless driving.
JAN 12, 2006:
The jewelry that Chicago Bear legend Walter Payton left his mother when he died in 1999 has been returned to its rightful owner.
JAN 12, 2006:
Vikings' Onterrio Smith serving a one-year suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Yes, this is the guy caught with The Orignial Whizzinator
JAN 10, 2006:
Current NFL Europe star & Former Falcon/Bear Zachary Abron was charged Tuesday with felony possession of marijuana.
JAN 9, 2006:
Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor was fined $17,000 Monday by the NFL for spitting in the face of Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Michael Pittman. Taylor is also scheduled to go on trial next week in Miami on a felony charge of aggravated assault stemming from a June 1 confrontation near his home
JAN 9, 2006:
Days after declaring he would be in NFL Draft, suspended Virginia Tech quarterback Marcus Vick accused of brandishing firearm He had no choice but to declare for the NFL draft (or play Divison IAA ball) after he was suspended by Va Tech.
Former Panthers linebacker Mark Fields was arrested on drunken driving charges last month.
Marcus Vick decided to turn pro Saturday, one day after he was kicked off the Virginia Tech team for transgressions on and off the field. On Friday it was discovered that Vick had been stopped for speeding and driving with a suspended license Dec. 17.
JAN 7, 2006:
Virginia Tech quarterback Marcus Vick told The Virginian-Pilot that he would enter the NFL draft on Friday, hours after he was dismissed from the team as a result of numerous legal transgressions and his unsportsmanlike conduct in the Gator Bowl.
JAN 6, 2006:
Article recalls Carolina Receiver Steve Smith's 2002 suspension for anger management issue
JAN 6, 2006:
All-American NFL draft prospect from LSU arrested on pot charges
JAN 5, 2006:
Falcon's coach Jim Mora Jr. Fined $25grand for using Cellphone on sidelines to understand playoff picture
JAN 5, 2006:
Seahawks safety Ken Hamlin makes first public appearance since October Nightclub Brawl
JAN 3, 2006:
Suspended Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Terrell Owens stiffs Vegas limo driver on New Year's Eve
JAN 3, 2006:
'Pacman' Jones arrest record in the news again as Titans 'reeling from disastrous 2005 season'
JAN 2, 2006:
Maurice Clarett, NFL Prospect expected to sign with an NFL team today, was sought by Ohio police as an armed robbery suspect.
JAN 1, 2006:
Justin Miller, Jets Cornerback picked up for disorderly conduct arrest shortly before he was drafted.
Bengals receiver Chris Henry pleaded guilty Thursday to two charges resulting from a Nov. 2 traffic stop in Northern Kentucky.
Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Steve Towle pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony assault charge.
A mental competency hearing scheduled Wednesday for former NFL defensive back Darryll Lamont Lewis was postponed until Feb. 3. Lewis, 37, is charged with two felony counts of evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance. He is also charged with resisting arrest, being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a smoking device.
Marriage of NFL, booze still rocky: Last month, at a Jets night game, 9 people were arrested after various incidents.
Some athletes can't figure out how to avoid trouble: Recap of ' the biggest Knucklehead[s] in all of sports', includes the now famous airport arrest of the player with The Original Whizzinator.
A season-high 25 people were arrested at Lambeau Field on Christmas night as the Packers fall to 3-12, and there were also a season-high 60 ejections.
While not quite the NFL, worthy of inclusion here is the story of a
Former Major League pitcher arrested for robbery, who was arrested outside a Chinese restaurant. It looks like this guy has had one to many fried wontons.
'John Riggins' (name the same) former Jets/Redskins Running Back appears on court docket
Update on Drunk Cleveland Fan arrest
Marvious Hester, rookie free agent with Buccaneers, arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, firearms possession,carrying a concealed weapon
Steelers Linebacker James Harrison subdues unruly Cleveland Fan who is arrested.
Teams accused of 'cheating' and fined for artifical crowd/cheerleader noise
Dolphins Tight end Randy McMichael is fined for an incident with his wife in July.
Former Tampa Bay Buc and current HS Assistant Principal/Athletic Director arrested for domestic abuse
Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham Fined 5grand for flipping the bird for a nanosecond against Dallas last week
Baton Rouge paper has this explanation about why the NFL does not crack down on players--thank the Union Contract
Recap of Ricky Williams drug woes
Ex-Raiders kicker Ford in mental facility after shooting
Sexual Assault charges dropped against Packer's Cornerback Al Harris in stripper case
Former Carolina Panthers cheerleader, Renee Thomas (the blonde) Enters 'Not Guilty' plea.
Baltimore Raven Jamal Lewis spent four months in a federal prison and two months in a halfway house as part of a plea agreement on federal drug conspiracy charges.
Jim Harbaugh, Former Bear/Colt/Raven/Charger/Panther QB enters not guilty DUI plea
Bengals rookie wide receiver Chris Henry picked up for posessing pot
Former 49er/Jets Running back Dexter Carter beat up by a Woman!!!, As the Bible says, "Hell hath no fury like a woman..."
Excerpts from fhe NFL's Code of Conduct: PROHIBITED CONDUCT
Seattle Reserve offensive lineman Wayne Hunter has been given another one-game suspension by the NFL this week stemming from a 2003 domesitc abuse incident.
Ex-Raven Jermaine Lewis charged with drunken driving in weekend accident.
Quarterback Daunte Culpepper and three Minnesota Vikings teammates were charged Thursday for their conduct during the now infamous October 'love boat' cruise.
Carolina Panthers special teams captain Karl Hankton involved in Domestic Dispute.
Killed by illegally drag racing at age 29: Former Raider/Redskin/Buck defensive tackle Darrell Russell, known for his numerous run-ins with law enforcement and many NFL drug suspensions.
Chinese Wire report says 2 ex-NFL players were killed, but doesn't identify the second ex-NFL player. Yahoo! sports NFL reports that the driver was former USC teammate Mike Bastianelli, who played in an exhibition game for the Los Angeles Avengers as an Arena Football player, but he was not an NFL player from what I can tell.
Tennesee Titan Adam "Pacman" Jones: article notes arrest for an incident at a nightclub in July.
Minnesota stumping to get a Pro Bowl Bid for kickoff returner Koren Robinson, who was released during the offseason by the Seattle Seahawks after a drunken driving arrest.
Louisiana State Senate President Don Hines is offering a $1,000 reward to encourage the recovery of two Super Bowl rings taken from the home of one of his staffers last week.