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NFL PLAYER ARRESTS: SHOWING 3 Record(s)
|2007-07-17||ATL||Michael Vick||QB||Indicted||Dogfighting||Grand jury indicted him and three others as part of criminal dogfighting enterprise.||Pleaded guilty, 23-month jail sentence. He served 19 months. NFL suspension until 2009.|
|2007-02-27||ATL||Michael Vick||QB||Cited||Trespassing||Accused of fishing in a private lake in Virginia.||Charged dropped.|
|2004-11-06||ATL||Matt Schaub||QB||Surrendered||Assault||Accused of being one of three men to assault a man in Virginia outside a campus restaurant.||Acquitted by judge.|
These are arrests, charges and citations of NFL players for crimes more serious than common traffic violations. Almost all of the players belonged to an NFL roster at the time of the incident. In rare cases, a free agent is included only if that player later signs with an NFL team. The data comes from media reports and public records. It cannot be considered fully complete because records of some player arrests might not have been found for various reasons, including lack of media coverage or accessible public records. Many resolutions to these cases also are pending or could not be immediately found. The database was conceived and created by sports writer Brent Schrotenboer, who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact him with any updates or inquiries.