20 NFL Players Who Were Arrested – The Gridiron Gang

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Football has grown into America’s most popular sport, with the NFL being the premier level of the game. Throughout its storied history, the NFL has produced athletes whose exploits on the field have made them legends in our culture. Unfortunately, to play a game as physical as football, players must possess certain levels of aggressiveness and recklessness that sometimes spill over into their lives off the field. Numerous NFL players have let these traits get the worst of them and found themselves in trouble with the law, with nearly 1000 players being arrested since 2000.

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick

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Maybe there should be some good lawyer ads among this year’s Super Bowl commercials. Click below to see our list of 20 Famous NFL Players Who Got Arrested!