Vikings Lead NFL Teams with Most Player Arrests in Last 5 Years

Katie Richcreek@BookstoreKatieFeatured ColumnistAugust 11, 2015


On Monday, just days after the San Francisco 49ers released Aldon Smith in light of the linebacker's fifth arrest in three years, former San Jose Mercury News reporter Mike Rosenberg compiled and shared team-by-team statistics of NFL arrests over the last five years:

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If you take all the NFL players arrested over the last 5 years, they'd be able to play ten 11-on-11 games http://t.co/NahH2fkhhy

The Minnesota Vikings led the pack with 18, while the Denver Broncos followed with 16.

Meanwhile, the Houston Texans had just one.

Here are some other breakdowns from Rosenberg:

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And here are the NFL standings for most arrests in the last 5 years http://t.co/b8WFKauvqG

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Most NFL arrests in ... The past year: Colts (5 arrests) Since 2012: 49ers (12) Last 5 years: Vikings (18) Since 2000: Vikings (48)

[Mike Rosenberg]


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