The Washington Free Beacon has helpfully provided
a partial list of crimes committed by the NFL heroes taking knee or otherwise disrupting the National Anthem.
Some of those who participated in the protest have been arrested for a variety of crimes, including:
These arrest records only touch on past run-ins that protesting NFL players have had with law enforcement.
- Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler, for battery and assault in two separate incidents in July 2017 and March 2016, respectively;
- Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, for aggravated assault in March 2003 and leaving the scene of an accident and driving with a suspended license in March 2016;
- New Orleans Saints running back Adrian Peterson, for injury to a child in Sept. 2014;
- Kansas City Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris, for felony marijuana possession in March 2017;
- Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, for marijuana possession in Aug. 2014
- Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, for felony drug possession and reckless endangerment behind the wheel in two separate incidents in May 2014;
- Seattle Seahawks practice quarterback Trevone Boykin, for marijuana possession and violating probation in March 2017 and April 2017, respectively;
- Baltimore Ravens former linebacker Ray Lewis, for murder in Jan. 2000; he ultimately testified in the case and received one year of probation and a $250,000 fine from the NFL;
- New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Okafor, for evading arrest and running from the scene after police tried to detain him in March 2015;
- Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Derrick Morgan, for speeding and driving with a suspended license in June 2010;
- Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns, for driving with a suspended license in June 2017;
- Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller, for failure to appear in court on previous traffic charges, including careless driving and driving without a license, in Aug. 2013 and cited for driving with a suspended license in Sept. 2013;
That’s why they call it the National Felons League. For the latest in criminal activity among highly-paid black athletes, visit NFLArrest.Com
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