Our “Turd Watch II” game ran from the day after Super Bowl XLII through the day after Super Bowl XLIII. The full list of arrests and other incidents appears below.
2/2/09: Chargers DT Jamal Williams is arrested for suspicion of DUI.
1/24/09: Seahawks LB Leroy Hill is charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession.
1/24/09: Steelers TE Jonathan Dekker is charged with obstruction of justice.
1/16/09: Saints LB Jonathan Vilma is arrested for reckless driving and resisting arrest.
1/11/09: Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer is arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
1/6/09: Chargers WR Vincent Jackson is arrested for suspicion of DUI.
1/1/09: Bills S Ko Simpson is charged with hindering a police investigation.
12/21/08: Jaguars DB Travarous Bain is arrested for driving on a suspended license.
12/7/08: Panthers OL Jeremy Bridges is arrested for two counts of assault and one count of communicating threats; all are misdemeanors.
12/1/08: Giants WR Plaxico Burress is charged with two felonies arising from his allegedly illegal possession of a firearm.
11/29/08: Jets DE Shaun Ellis is arrested for marijuana possession.
11/13/08: Giants OT Kareem McKenzie is charged with DUI.
11/11/08: Bengals DT Jason Shirley is convicted of DUI and hit and run.
10/27/08: Chiefs RB Larry Johnson is charged with simple assault.
10/23/08: Steelers WR Santonio Holmes is charged with marijuana possession.
10/18/08: Bucs LB Matt McCoy is arrested for DUI. (Because he was cut within a week after the charges, the Buccaneers accrue no points.)
10/13/08: It is reported for the first time that Chiefs RB Larry Johnson is facing simple assault charges.
9/28/08: Giants RB Danny Ware is arrested for being a pedestrian under the influence and a pedestrian in the roadway.
9/15/08: Falcons S Lawyer Milloy is arrested for DUI.
9/14/08: Raiders DT Tommy Kelly is arrested for DUI.
9/12/08: Broncos WR Brandon Marshall pleads guilty to DUI.
9/10/08: Colts DT Ed Johnson is arrested for marijuana possession. (The three points weren’t charged because the Colts cut Johnson the same day.)
8/30/08: Jaguars RB Fred Taylor is cited for disorderly conduct.
8/30/08: Panthers CB Ricardo Colclough is arrested for DUI. (The three points were not charged to the Panthers because Colclough was cut within a week after the arrest.)
8/20/08: Texans FB Jameel Cook is arrested for marijuana possession. (The three points were not charged to the Texans because they cut Cook within a week after the arrest.)
7/21/08: Bucs S Donte Nicholson is charged with misdemeanor battery and resisting arrest.
7/16/08: Broncos CB Carl Paymah is convicted of DUI and careless driving.
7/10/08: Jaguars WR Matt Jones is arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance.
7/9/08: Pats RB Kevin Faulk pleads no contest to marijuana possession.
7/8/08: Packers DT Johnny Jolly is arrested for felony drug possession.
7/7/08: Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu pleads guilty to DUI.
6/28/08: Ravens DB Derrick Martin is arrested for possession of marijuana.
6/27/08: Bills RB Marshawn Lynch pleads guilty to failure to exercise due care, avoiding charges of hit-and-run.
6/24/08: Cardinals OL Brandon Keith pleads guilty to misdemeanor rioting and interference with official acts.
6/24/08: It is reported for the first time that Broncos WR Brandon Marshall was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery on March 6.
6/24/08: It is reported for the first time that LB Jordon Dizon was arrested six days before the draft for suspicion of DUI; he was drafted by the Lions six days later.
6/23/08: Panthers WR Dwayne Jarrett pleads guilty to driving while impaired.
6/22/08: Titans DE Jevon Kearse is arrested for DUI.
6/21/08: Giants DB Geoffrey Pope is detained for questioning regarding potential felony battery charges. (On June 23, Pope was cleared of all charges.)
6/18/08: Cardinals RB J.J. Arrington is arrested for disorderly conduct.
6/15/08: Falcons S Daren Stone is arrested for DUI.
6/13/08: Titans WR Brandon Jones is arrested for misdemeanor possession of an unlawful firearm.
6/7/08: Bears RB Cedric Benson is arrested for DUI.
5/30/08: Jaguars S Gerald Sensabaugh is arrested for reckless driving; he was doing wheelies on a motorcycle.
5/24/08: 49ers LB Ezra Butler is arrested for DUI and possession of marijuana. (No points are assessed in Turd Watch II because the 49ers cut Butler within a week after the arrest.)
5/20/08: Saints DE Charles Grant is indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter and misdemeanor fighting.
5/10/08: Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu is arrested for suspicion of DUI.
5/3/08: Falcons LB Michael Boley is arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery.
5/3/08: Bears RB Cedric Benson is arrested for boating while intoxicated and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors.
4/27/08: Patriots OL Nick Kaczur is arrested for illegal prescription of painkillers.
4/27/08: The Cardinals draft OT Brandon Keith with three pending misdemeanors — disorderly conduct, rioting, and interfering with officials.
4/27/08: The Titans draft LB Stanford Keglar with three pending misdemeanors — battery, false informing, and disorderly conduct.
4/27/08: The Eagles draft CB Jack Ikegwuonu with a pending misdemeanor (criminal trespass) and a pending felony (residential burglary).
4/27/08: The Bengals draft DT Jason Shirley despite three pending misdemeanors — hit-and-run, driving under the influence, and driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or higher.
4/26/08: The Chargers draft LB DeJuan Tribble despite a pending misdemeanor charge of assault and battery and a pending felony charge of assault and battery with a deadly weapon.
4/26/08: The Lions draft OT Gosder Cherilus despite a pending misdemeanor charge of assault and battery and a pending felony charge of assault and battery with a deadly weapon.
4/26/08: Lions S Kalvin Pearson is arrested for felony aggravated battery of a female, felony domestic battery by strangulation, and misdemeanor obstruction or opposing of an officer.
4/20/08: Colts RB Kenton Keith is arrested on four misdemeanors — public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting law enforcement, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
4/13/08: 49ers CB Donald Strickland has been arrested for misdemeanor public intoxication and misdemeanor resisting arrest.
4/11/08: Dolphins FB Regan Mauia is arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery.
4/9/08: Eagles DT Mike Patterson is found guilty of careless driving: likely to endanger a person.
4/3/08: Browns CB Kenny Wright is arrested and charged with unlawful restraint, evading arrest and fleeing, and possession of marijuana.
4/3/08: Bengals WR Chris Henry is arrested for assault and criminal damaging. (No points are assessed in Turd Watch II because the Bengals cut Henry that same day.)
3/28/08: Giants LB Antonio Pierce pleads guilty to animal neglect.
3/19/08: Steelers WR Cedrick Wilson is arrested for simple assault, harassment, and disorderly conduct. (No points are assessed in Turd Watch II because the Steelers cut Wilson the next day.)
3/16/08: Texans WR Jacoby Jones is arrested for misdemeanor DUI.
3/15/08: Titans RB Lendale White is cited for destruction of property, disobedience to a lawful order, and interference and resisting.
3/12/08: Packers LB Nick Barnett pleads no contest to misdemeanor disorderly conduct.
3/11/08: Titans assistant coach Chuck Cecil pleads guilty to reckless driving.
3/11/08: Panthers WR Dwayne Jarrett is arrested for misdemeanor driving while impaired.
3/8/08: Steelers LB James Harrison is arrested for misdemeanor assault and criminal mischief.
3/1/08: Browns CB Kenny Wright is charged with possession of marijuana.
3/1/08: Broncos DT Marcus Thomas is arrested for felony cocaine possession.
2/24/08: Vikings LT Bryant McKinnie is arrested for felony aggravated battery, misdemeanor disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest without violence.
2/22/08: Patriots RB Kevin Faulk is charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession.
2/19/08: Raiders CB Fabian Washington is arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery.
2/19/08: Broncos RB Andre Hall is arrested for driving on a revoked license, a misdemeanor.
2/17/08: Texans WR Jerome Mathis is arrested for choking his pregnant girlfriend, a misdemeanor.
2/16/08: Eagles DT Mike Patterson is arrested and charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, driving while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and careless driving: likely to endager a person.
2/15/08: Bills WR Roscoe Parrish is arrested for misdemeanor DUI.
2/15/08: Titans CB Pacman Jones pleads guilty to felony obstruction of a police officer.
2/5/08: Pats DB Willie Andrews is arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, a felony.