Commissioner Roger Goodell's tough player conduct policy was supposed to stop NFL players from getting in trouble ... right?
Another day, another arrest for the NFL. This time it's Colts safety Joe Lefeged, who the Indianapolis Star said was chased down by police and will be arraigned on multiple gun-related offenses.
Somewhere, Goodell and the rest of the NFL is praying this nightmare week ends. And they'll probably be quite happy when the offseason as a whole is finished.
This week has included Aaron Hernandez getting charged with murder, Ausar Walcott being charged with attempted murder and Josh Brent failing a second drug test while out on bond on an intoxicated manslaughter charge. Now comes the Indianapolis Star news that Lefeged and a friend were driving in Washington, D.C., and when police attempted to pull over their car and a chase ensued. The men were arrested after the chase and a handgun was found in the car.
Lefeged and Timothy Wilson will be arraigned on charges of carrying a firearm without license, unregistered firearm, unregistered ammunition and presence of a firearm in a motor vehicle, the Star said.
Lefeged is entering his third season with the Colts, and last year he played in all 16 games, starting four. He also started a playoff loss to Baltimore.
Business Insider reported earlier this week that there have been 27 known instances of NFL players being arrested since the Super Bowl. The story was outdated almost immediately. Brent and Lefeged are the 28th and 29th known NFL player arrests this offseason.
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