December 30, 2008
Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner was involved in a “domestic dispute” Monday night with the mother of his infant child, Gwinnett County Police Corp. David Schiralli said.

December 27, 2008
Former New England Patriots lineman and high school football coach Danny Villa surrendered to police in his native Arizona on Saturday, one day after a court in Massachusetts issued a warrant for his arrest on charges that he raped a child.

December 25, 2008

December 24, 2008
The NFL has become the NO FUN LEAGUE...
Pats' Welker fined $10,000 for Making a Snow Angel

December 24, 2008
New York Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for throwing snow at fans following the team's loss at Seattle on Sunday.

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    December 10, 2008
    An arrest warrant has been issued for former New York Giants star Mark Ingram after he failed to report to federal prison to begin serving nearly eight years for bank fraud and money laundering.

    December 8, 2008
    Carolina reserve guard Jeremy Bridges was arrested for the second time in 16 months late Sunday night, less than 24 hours before the Panthers' biggest game of the season against NFC South rival Tampa Bay.

    December 5, 2008
    Vikings’ Allen, Panthers’ Peppers fined $10,000 each

    December 5, 2008
    New York Football Giants' Antonio Pierce met with the police Friday, nearly a week after Plaxico Burress was shot. There are accusations he participated in a coverup of the Burress incident.

    December 5, 2008
    Judge blocks NFL suspensions...The NFL "did not follow the rule of law"

    December 5, 2008
    New York Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, speeding and driving without insurance after being pulled over by police last weekend.

    December 2, 2008
    Three New Orleans Saints players – Deuce McAllister, Charles Grant and Will Smith have been suspended for four games by the NFL for violation of the league’s policy on anabolic steroids and related substances.--the banned substance in question was not even listed as an ingredient to the Weight Loss supplement they took. Now my home team sAINTS have no chance of winning out the season. I project that even the winless Detroit Lions will beat the AINTs--they have a history of loosing to winless teams, remember St. Louis from last season. Recall the Washington Post article previously cited by this site, that regulation is lax in the supplement industry and just about every supplement Washington Post tested had one banned substance or another.

    December 1, 2008
    Plaxico Burress was formally charged Monday as predicted.

    November 30, 2008
    New York Football Giants receiver Plaxico Burress will be charged with criminal possession of a weapon after accidentally shooting himself in the right thigh.

    November 18, 2008
    Former cheerleader for the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers arrested (Again)
    Babe Mug Shot

    November 13, 2008
    Giants OT Kareem McKenzie is charged with DUI.

    November 11, 2008
    Bengals DT Jason Shirley is convicted of DUI and hit and run.

    October 28, 2008
    A day before his scheduled meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell, Chiefs running back Larry Johnson has been charged with simple assault arising out of allegations that he spit a drink in a woman’s face at a Kansas City night club.

    October 24, 2008
    REPORT: Saints' running back Deuce McAllister and defensive end Will Smith test positive for banned substance

    October 23, 2008
    Steelers WR Santonio Holmes is charged with marijuana possession.

    October 18, 2008
    Bucs LB Matt McCoy is arrested for DUI.

    October 13, 2008
    Judge allows Jaguars receiver Matt Jones to enter a drug treatment program

    October 13, 2008
    Chiefs RB Larry Johnson is facing simple assault charges

    October 10, 2008
    An arrest warrant has been issued for former Denver Broncos wide receiver David Kircus after he failed to show up for a court hearing.

    October 10, 2008
    Former Denver Broncos running back Travis Henry is scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court in Billings on cocaine trafficking charges.

    October 1, 2008
    Former Denver Broncos running back Travis Henry has been arrested following an alleged cocaine deal.

    September 30, 2008
    Titans' Kearse has DUI hearing postponed until January 6

    September 29, 2008
    Prosecutors rest case against O.J. , co-defendant

    September 29, 2008
    Giants RB Danny Ware is arrested for being a pedestrian under the influence and a pedestrian in the roadway.

    September 18, 2008
    Detroit Lions linebacker Jordon Dizon has been sentenced to 24 hours of community service for driving while ability impaired.

    September 16, 2008
    Retired pro linebacker Keith Newman was arrested Monday morning and charged with five third-degree felony counts, according to police reports.

    September 15, 2008
    Atlanta Falcons veteran safety Lawyer Milloy was charged with driving under the influence early Monday in Gwinnett County and will be evaluated for admittance to the NFL’s alcohol and substance abuse program.

    September 12, 2008
    Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge in a drunken-driving case and avoided jail time.

    September 12, 2008
    Redskins’ Kendall, Giants’ Pierce fined $5K each

    September 10, 2008
    Colts defensive tackle Ed Johnson was arrested Wednesday morning for marijuana possession.

    September 7, 2008
    Arizona starting wide receiver Terrell Reese was suspended indefinitely following his arrest on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

    September 5, 2008
    An arrest warrant was issued Friday for Mark Ingram, a star on the New York Giants' 1991 Super Bowl-winning team who failed for a third time to appear in federal court for sentencing on a money laundering and bank fraud conviction.

    September 5, 2008
    OCHO CINCO IS BACK and the NFL can't stop him this time

    August 30, 2008
    Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor was arrested early this morning and charged with disorderly conduct outside Club Cristal, a Miami Beach nightclub.

    August 30, 2008
    Panthers CB Ricardo Colclough is arrested for DUI.

    August 21, 2008
    Eugene Thurman Upshaw (1945-2008)DIES at 63...I have been very hard on Gene Upshaw and his "goon squad" of NFLPA thugs here at NFLCRIMES.COM over the years, but my sympathies go out to his friends and family....Rest in Peace Eugene Upshaw. Ravens Kicker Matt Stover finally got his wish. He tried to oust Upshaw as head of NFLPA, well low and behold, UPSHAW is now gone (may he rest in peace).
    August 21, 2008

    August 19, 2008
    I haven't updated this site in a while because we have been a record 30 days without an NFL arrest, as evidenced by the counter at this site. I do believe this may be the longest period without an arrest since this site was launched, surpassing the 23 day record set in June of 2007. Also, Chris Henry has been re-signed by the Bengals yet again, despite his checkered past--though he must sit out the first four games. I stand by my revised pledge, if the PFT Counter gets to 60, I will cease updates to this blog!
    July 25, 2008
    Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu discusses one-day jail stint

    July 25, 2008
    Jax Jags WR Matt Jones expresses remorse after being chaged with drug possession

    July 21, 2008
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers reserve safety Donte Nicholson was tasered twice and arrested during a weekend scuffle with police officers at the entrance of a St. Petersburg nightclub.

    July 16, 2008
    A jury convicted Denver Broncos cornerback Carl Paymah on Wednesday of DUI and careless driving.

    July 15, 2008
    New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw still could face a suspension from the NFL after being released from jail for a probation violation.

    July 14, 2008
    Ex-Vikes DE Scott suspended after incident with child

    July 14, 2008
    Second assault trial for Henry ends with charge dropped

    July 10, 2008
    Jaguars WR Matt Jones is arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance.

    July 9, 2008
    Pats RB Kevin Faulk pleads no contest to marijuana possession.

    July 7, 2008
    Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu pleads guilty to DUI.

    June 30, 2008
    Pats DB Willie Andrews is arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon, a felony, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

    June 27, 2008
    Cardinals OL Brandon Keith pleads guilty to misdemeanor rioting and interference with official acts.

    June 24, 2008
    It is reported for the first time that Broncos WR Brandon Marshall was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery on March 6.

    June 24, 2008
    It is reported for the first time that LB Jordon Dizon was arrested six days before the draft for suspicion of DUI; he was drafted by the Lions six days later.

    June 24, 2008
    Suspect arrested in attack on Oakland Raiders' Walker, suspected of felonies

    June 23, 2008
    Former Chicago Bears running back Cedric Benson was ordered Monday to install an ignition-lock breath tester in his car after he was charged with drunken driving.

    June 23, 2008
    Panthers receiver Dwayne Jarrett pleads guilty to driving while impaired.

    June 22, 2008
    Titans defensive end Jevon Kearse is arrested for DUI.

    June 21, 2008
    Giants defensive back Geoffrey Pope is detained for questioning regarding potential felony battery charges. (On June 23, Pope was cleared of all charges.)

    June 18, 2008
    Oakland Raiders wide receiver Javon Walker told a Web site Tuesday that he was knocked unconscious at gunpoint in his Bellagio hotel room and abducted.

    June 18, 2008

    Cardinals RB J.J. Arrington is arrested for disorderly conduct.

    June 17, 2008
    Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu entered a plea of not guilty Tuesday to charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.

    June 16, 2008
    Seahawks' Bernard could have domestic violence charge erased

    June 15, 2008
    Falcons S Daren Stone is arrested for DUI.

    June 13, 2008
    Miami Dolphins' Marcus Vick charged with drunken driving, eluding arrest

    June 13, 2008
    Titans WR Brandon Jones is arrested for misdemeanor possession of an unlawful firearm

    June 9, 2008
    Bears release Benson following 2nd arrest

    June 9, 2008
    Former Raiders/Oilers/Saints star quarterback Ken Stabler was arrested and charged with reckless driving and driving under the influence of alcohol.

    June 7, 2008
    Patriots: Kaczur to remain on team despite arrest

    June 6, 2008
    Jaguars safety Gerald Sensabaugh apologized Friday for his second arrest in 14 months and contradicted a police report that said he was "doing wheelies" on a motorcycle.

    June 5, 2008
    Former clerk gets 6-month term for stadium attack hoax

    June 4, 2008
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Jerramy Stevens was suspended without pay for the first two games of the season and fined an additional game check Wednesday for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

    June 2, 2008
    Tatupu back with Seahawks after DUI arrest

    May 28, 2008
    Former Denver Broncos punter Todd Sauerbrun pleaded guilty Wednesday to disturbing the peace in a confrontation with a taxi driver last December and was sentenced to perform 24 hours of community service.

    May 27, 2008
    The San Francisco 49ers waived undrafted free agent Ezra Butler on Tuesday after he was arrested over the weekend on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.

    May 23, 2008
    The Las Vegas district attorney says Pacman Jones' $20,000 gambling debt to a casino has been paid off, allowing the DA to recall an arrest warrant for the suspended NFL player.

    May 20, 2008
    Saints defensive end Charles Grant was stabbed in the neck during a bar fight in February. And that’s not the worst of it.

    May 17, 2008
    Former Minnesota Vikings defensive standout Carl Eller, who faces assault and drunken driving charges from an incident a month ago, was cited earlier this week for failure to have the correct license plates on his motorcycle.

    May 14, 2008
    The Cleveland Browns have terminated the contract of veteran cornerback Kenny Wright, the team announced Wednesday. The move comes after Wright had a recent off-the-field incident that could affect his playing status for the 2008 season.

    May 13, 2008
    Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl linebacker Lofa Tatupu was arrested early Saturday morning for investigation of drunken driving.

    May 7, 2008
    Chicago Bears' RB Cedric Benson was pepper-sprayed and arrested Saturday night

    May 6, 2008
    Former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry will be released from court-ordered electronic monitoring and house arrest so he can try out for another NFL team.

    May 4, 2008
    Falcons LB Michael Boley is arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery.

    May 1, 2008
    Ex-Vikes DE Scott arrested on suspicion of assault of child

    April 26, 2008

    4/27/08: The Cardinals draft OT Brandon Keith with three pending misdemeanors – disorderly conduct, rioting, and interfering with officials.

    4/27/08: The Titans draft LB Stanford Keglar with three pending misdemeanors — battery, false informing, and disorderly conduct.

    4/27/08: The Eagles draft CB Jack Ikegwuonu with a pending misdemeanor (criminal trespass) and a pending felony (residential burglary).

    4/27/08: The Bengals draft DT Jason Shirley despite three pending misdemeanors — hit-and-run, driving under the influence, and driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or higher.

    April 26, 2008
    Detroit Lions safety Kalvin Pearson was arrested Saturday in southwest Florida on domestic violence charges.

    April 21, 2008
    Seahawks DT Rocky Bernard is arrested for investigation of domestic violence assault, a misdemeanor.

    April 20, 2008

    Colts RB Kenton Keith is arrested on four misdemeanors — public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting law enforcement, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

    April 19, 2008

    April 19, 2008
    In the year since NFL's player-conduct policy took effect, the league has taken a tougher stance with players with criminal issues . . . or, at least, most of them

    April 15, 2008
    DUI charge filed against Buccaneers LB Cato June dropped

    April 11, 2008
    Dolphins FB Regan Mauia is arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery.

    April 10, 2008
    Former Minnesota Vikings great Carl Eller was charged Thursday with two felonies after a scuffle with police officers trying to arrest him for possible drunken driving.

    April 9, 2008
    Eagles DT Mike Patterson is found guilty of careless driving

    April 7, 2008
    Wilson released by Bengals, RB was previously arrested

    April 5, 2008
    Cleveland Browns defensive back Kenny Wright was released from jail after posting $5,000 bail following a foot chase and arrest for a disturbance outside a police station.

    April 4, 2008
    Former Bengal Chris Henry was released from jail Friday, spending an extra night there because no one was available to provide a court-ordered monitoring device.

    April 4, 2008
    Cleveland Browns defensive back Kenny Wright was arrested Thursday after police said he led them on a quarter-mile foot chase that began in the parking lot of the police station.

    April 3, 2008
    The Cincinnati Bengals have released wide receiver Chris Henry after his fifth arrest since 2005.

    April 2, 2008
    An alleged victim in the O.J. Simpson armed robbery case has been arrested on a parole violation after a witness in the case accused him of harassment.

    April 1, 2008
    Bengals WR Chris Henry adds to legal woes with fine for driving with expired plates

    March 28, 2008
    Giants LB Antonio Pierce pleads guilty to animal neglect.

    March 19, 2008
    Steelers WR Cedrick Wilson is arrested for simple assault, harassment, and disorderly conduct.

    March 17, 2008
    Attorney for Texans WR Jones says DWI charge won't hold up

    March 17, 2008
    Vikings lineman McKinnie pleads not guilty to brawl charges

    March 12, 2008
    Carolina Panthers receiver Dwayne Jarrett arrested with a blood-alcohol level of .12

    March 11, 2008
    Titans assistant coach Chuck Cecil pleads guilty to reckless driving.

    March 11, 2008
    Panthers WR Dwayne Jarrett is arrested for misdemeanor driving while impaired.

    March 8, 2008
    Steelers LB James Harrison is http://www.profootballtalk.com/2008/03/03/bronco-busted-for-cocaine/arrested for misdemeanor assault and criminal mischief.

    March 1, 2008
    Broncos DT Marcus Thomas is arrested for felony cocaine possession.

    February 29, 2008
    Kevin Faulk's drug test comes back clean

    February 23, 2008
    Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress said he hasn't determined yet whether he will punish left tackle Bryant McKinnie, who was charged with a felony following a confrontation at a Miami night club over the weekend.

    February 24, 2008
    Minnesota Vikings tackle Bryant McKinnie was arrested for aggravated battery after a street brawl outside a nightclub early Sunday.

    February 23, 2008
    Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson is facing drug possession charges after being arrested in the southern New Jersey town where he lives.

    February 22, 2008
    Cheating can get you a perfect regular season, but it can't win you the superbowl if
    you are the Pats. Yet more evidence and charges emerge of CHEATING Patriots, those CHEATERS!!!!

    February 21, 2008
    Former Denver Broncos wide receiver Vance Johnson has surrendered to Rifle police after allegedly failing to appear for a court hearing in a bad check case.

    February 6, 2008
    Super Bowl massacre averted at last minute

    February 6, 2008
    Browns' Bodden acquitted on charges stemming from confrontation

    February 5, 2008
    Patriots' Willie Andrews charged with marijuana possession

    February 3, 2008
    Nine people were arrested in Scottsdale on suspicion of selling forged Super Bowl tickets for thousands of dollars.

    February 3, 2008
    New Orleans defensive end Charles Grant was stabbed in the neck, and a pregnant woman was shot and killed early Sunday in an altercation at a nightclub in southwest Georgia.

    February 1, 2008
    Good Golly Bejeepers...there is a Superbowl to play....and NYG are getting in trouble in Arizona: New York Giants backup defensive end Adrian Awasom was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving by Arizona state police early Friday.

    January 29, 2008
    Former Bears/Cowboys/Lions player Alonzo Spellman was arrested Tuesday after Tulsa police fired pepper-spray pellets into his car following a nearly 20-minute chase.

    January 28, 2008
    A temporary restraining order against Randy Moss was extended until March 28 while the New England Patriots wide receiver was in Arizona on Monday preparing for the Super Bowl.

    January 18, 2008
    Prosecutors drop case against Broncos TE Graham

    January 18, 2008
    Bay Area Laboratory Cooperative (BALCO) and the NFL: Dana Stubblefield, a three-time Pro Bowl selection as a defensive lineman in the National Football League, pleaded guilty in federal court Friday afternoon with making false statements to a federal agent about performance-enhancing drugs.

    January 17, 2008
    A Harris County grand jury has declined to indict Houston Texans offensive lineman Chester Pitts, who was arrested in November on a felony charge of evading arrest in a motor vehicle.

    January 15, 2008
    A woman is seeking an arrest warrant against suspended Tennessee Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones, claiming he punched her at an Atlanta strip club.

    January 15, 2008
    Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Brent Hawkins was arrested and charged with drunken driving after he was stopped for speeding on his way home from a night out.

    January 11, 2008
    Denver Broncos tight end Daniel Graham was arrested on a charge of harassing his ex-girlfriend.

    January 3, 2008
    Texas woman draws penalty in NFL ticket scam

    January 1, 2008
    Ravens safety Gerome Sapp is charged with misdemeanor assault.