On average 51 players get arrested every year in the #NFL; Since 2000, 818 arrests have been made

Being arrested in the NFL is becoming second nature. There have been a total of 818 arrests since 2000.  The Minnesota Vikings have the most arrests while the St. Louis Rams have the least.  When breaking down the arrests there are some interesting statistics. 

There have been 205 DUI arrests which are the top Crimes.  Adam “PacMan” Jones has been arrested more than any player in the NFL with 9 arrests. Wide Receivers have been arrested more than any other position since 2000.

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  • Minnesota Vikings lead the league in DUI arrests
  • Green Bay Packers lead the league in Drug arrests
  • Denver Broncos lead the league in Domestic Violence arrests
  • Kansas City Chiefs lead in Theft/Burglary
  • Minnesota Vikings lead the league in Sexual Crime arrests
  • Cleveland Browns lead the league in Murder/Manslaughter
    arrests by team since 2000

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