“Do this research if we don’t have a season—watch how much evil, which we call crime, watch how much crime picks up, if you take away our game.” -Ray Lewis, May 2011
Ray Lewis has never been shy about voicing his opinions, and he wasn’t when he made that statement to ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio. Some scoffed, wondering how having free time was conducive to committing misdemeanors and felonies. But, sure enough, the future Hall-of-Fame linebacker was right in some ways.
From the time Super Bowl XLV concluded until now, there have been thirty arrests among active NFL players (this obviously excludes Reno “Regular at a Premium!” Mahe). For a league that boasts about 2,000 active players at a given time, thirty arrests seems relatively tame. However, seeing that these arrests were crowed in ..click here to read more Adam Jones, Albert Haynesworth, Aqib Talib, Brandon Underwood, Cedric Benson, Cincinnati Bengals, Garrett Wolfe, green bay packers, Johnny Jolly, kenny britt, King Dunlap, Legedu Naanee, Louis Murphy, Mike Vrabel, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Ray Lewis, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins