NFL Players Arrested This Year


This list is not comprehensive and contains arrests and charges regardless of the resolution of the cases. Outcomes of cases that have been resolved range from the dropping of all charges to guilty pleas and convictions.
Teams are the team the players were with at the time of the arrest(s)
DATE* PLAYER TEAM ARREST CAUSE/CHARGE
Jan. 28 Chris Henry Bengals Possession of a concealed firearm, improper exhibition of a firearm, aggravated assault with a firearm
Feb. 12 Terry "Tank" Johnson Bears Aggravated assault, resisting arrest (Charges were dropped.)
March 26 Dhani Jones Eagles Failure to obey a lawful command
April 14 Shaun Phillips Chargers Suspicion of obstructing or resisting an officer in the performance of his duty (No charges were filed.)
April 21 Steve Foley Chargers Resisting arrest, drunken driving
April 23 Ricky Manning Jr. Bears Assault
April 23 Maurice Jones-Drew Jaguars Assault (Charge was dismissed.)
April 23 Tyler Ebell Bears Assault (Charge was dropped.)
May 12 Reuben Droughns Browns Domestic assault (Case was dropped.)
May 26 Cory Rodgers Packers Unlawfully carrying a weapon and discharging a firearm
June 3 Chris Henry Bengals DUI
June 3 A.J. Nicholson Bengals Burglary, grand theft, vandalism
June 14 Chris Henry Bengals Providing alcohol to three underaged females
June 19 Santonio Holmes Steelers Domestic violence and assault (Judge dismissed charges.)
June 20 Jabar Gaffney Patriots Unlawful possession of a handgun
June 21 Frostee Rucker Bengals Vandalism, spousal battery
June 23 Cortland Finnegan Titans DUI
July 22 Matthias Askew Bengals Disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, failure to comply with a police officer's order, obstructing justice (Acquitted Aug. 24.)
July 22 John Gilmore Bears Trespassing, resisting arrest, possession of drug paraphernlia, possession of less than 2.5 grams of marijuana
Aug. 5 Eric Steinbach Bengals Boating under the influence
Aug. 6 Barrett Brooks Steelers Fleeing and eluding, reckless driving, driving at an unsafespeed and other traffic violations
Aug. 25 Adam "Pacman" Jones Titans Disorderly conduct, public intoxication
Aug. 15 Koren Robinson Vikings Drunken driving
Sept. 2 Brian Williams Jaguars Drunken driving
Sept. 3 Steve Foley Chargers DUI
Sept. 25 Odell Thurman Bengals Drunken driving
Sept. 26 Terrence Kiel Chargers Transporting a controlled substance; possession for sale of a controlled substance (codeine-based cough syrup)
Oct. 3 B.J. Sams Ravens DUI (second DUI in 14 months)
Oct. 9 Markus Curry Chargers Domestic assault
Oct. 21 Rob Reynolds Titans Domestic violence, assault
Oct. 22 Bobby McCray Jaguars Reckless driving, possession of a controlled substance (The drug charge was dropped.)
Oct. 26 Adam "Pacman" Jones Titans Assault
Nov. 11 Khalif Barnes Jaguars DWI
Nov. 11 Marcus Coleman Cowboys DWI
Nov. 14 Fred Weary Texans Resisting arrest (Judge dismissed the charge.)
Nov. 19 Antonio Bryant 49ers DWI, reckless driving, resisting arrest
Nov. 27 Cletis Gordan Chargers Suspicion of DWI
Nov. 28 Adrian Jones Jets DWI
Dec. 3 Reggie McNeal Bengals Resisting arrest and drug possession
Dec. 9 Deltha O'Neal Bengals DWI
Dec. 14 Terry "Tank" Johnson Bears Possession of a firearm without proper identification
* Date of arrest and/or date charges were filed
SOURCES: News reports

RESEARCH BY JULIE TATE AND BONNIE BERKOWITZ - THE WASHINGTON POST


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