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D.J. Williams arrested for DUI

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A full 20 days after the last arrest of an NFL player or employee, it’s time to re-set the meter to zero.

Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams was arrested Friday for suspicion of DUI, according to 7News in Denver.

Per the report, Williams remained in custody as of 11:15 a.m. ET.

The Broncos gave no comment to 7News.

Denver hosts the Chiefs on Sunday.  It’s unknown whether Williams will be benched or otherwise punished by the team.

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22 Responses to “D.J. Williams arrested for DUI”
  1. jlb10 says: Nov 12, 2010 11:41 AM

    ha ha!!! please continue to make my Raiders look normal. i love the dysfunction here in denver

  2. andyprough says: Nov 12, 2010 11:45 AM

    DJ is hoping to spend the weekend in jail, rather than suffer another 40 point beatdown at home. Several other Broncos have asked if they can join him.

  3. mustbenugs says: Nov 12, 2010 11:50 AM

    LOL. LETS GO CHIEFS!!!! DENVER PRIDE, BUT CHEIFS FAN!! LOL.

  4. barneyrumble says: Nov 12, 2010 12:00 PM

    Why don’t they hire some life coaches as well as strength and conditioning coaches? Seriously, why doesn’t each team have a few people to monitor and mentor players that might be at risk? The counter resets to 00 way to often.

  5. knucklebucket says: Nov 12, 2010 12:04 PM

    Wow. i know one player arrest does not make a team, but the wheels seem to be falling off in Denver.

  6. mrjspicoli says: Nov 12, 2010 12:09 PM

    So how long and how many of these have to happen before the Raiders, one of the cleanest teams in the league, lose the reputaion that the brain dead have continued to stamp on them?

    I can’t remember the last police blotter on a Raider.

  7. droksid says: Nov 12, 2010 12:14 PM

    It’s his 2nd offense.

    SHOOOOW ME SUSPENSION!

  8. mfclock says: Nov 12, 2010 12:17 PM

    not like dj was doing anything anyway, u want to trade someone mcdummy, trade dj. “but dj leads the team in tackles” yea, after the back has already gained 4 – 5 yards.

  9. barneyrumble says: Nov 12, 2010 12:25 PM

    …It’s unknown whether Williams will be benched or otherwise punished by the team.

    ____

    This brings up a point I hope someone can address; Pat McAfee, punter for the Colts, gets busted for PI. (Swimming in a nasty canal in Braod Ripple, in Indy) and sits out a game. Colts DT Fila Miola, gets busted with a DUI and doesn’t miss a game. Jets Braylon Edwards, no punishment as well, as an example.

    Shouldn’t there be more consistancy and shouldn’t the players union be filing some griviances because of the inconsistance?

  10. onewinningdrive says: Nov 12, 2010 12:28 PM

    Thanks for 00 Days without an Arrest ….

  11. droksid says: Nov 12, 2010 12:44 PM

    @barneyrumble 1st offense punishment is at the teams discretion.

  12. nomesayin says: Nov 12, 2010 12:45 PM

    Arrested for DUI? On Friday morning? No wonder the Broncos are shat. I have often thought that, if we knew what pro football players did on their time off, it would be difficult to cheer for them. Drinking & driving on a weeknight, after thursday practice/before friday practice, with the bronco defense unable to stop anyone. Now we know why. That’s just kid’s stuff.

    He’s still there at 11:15am, which means he hasn’t called anybody to post bail for him. Probably too embarrassed. Unless…

    andyprough says:
    Nov 12, 2010 11:45 AM
    DJ is hoping to spend the weekend in jail, rather than suffer another 40 point beatdown at home. Several other Broncos have asked if they can join him.

    Now THAT is funny, andy!

  13. andyprough says: Nov 12, 2010 12:51 PM

    “It’s unknown whether Williams will be benched or otherwise punished by the team.”

    =================

    Is benching still considered “punishment” in Denver? I thought the punishment was running them out on the field to get their heads kicked in?

  14. prior0knowledge says: Nov 12, 2010 12:53 PM

    I am still amazed at these DUI’s. I can understand when a carpenter gets a DUI. He can’t afford a taxi when he gets too drunk to drive and has no way to get his car back. But these NFLers have plenty of money to pay for a taxi and hire someone to pick up their car.

    Additionally, most teams have a “no questions” service that will drive a player and his car home and not reveal to anyone who it was.

    So these DUI’s are really, really stupid.

  15. ghostofgilchrist says: Nov 12, 2010 1:03 PM

    If he’s a mediocre to borderline player, he’ll be benched.

    If he’s an integral part of their defense, and hard to replace, Denver will “let the legal process proceed”

  16. timbo51 says: Nov 12, 2010 1:13 PM

    Absolutley no reason the douche bag players should be getting DUI’s. Get a clue “professional athletes”!!!!

  17. jackburtonsspawn says: Nov 12, 2010 1:13 PM

    Another idiot with too much $$.

  18. joetoronto says: Nov 12, 2010 1:20 PM

    …It’s unknown whether Williams will be benched or otherwise punished by the team.

    I’ll bet anything he plays, McDaniels is as desperate as they come.

    Hey DJ: Nice goin, jackass.

  19. ernieernie says: Nov 12, 2010 2:15 PM

    All this means is DJ has to buy for the whole team after there next loss. Tiebow will drive.

  20. milehiclown says: Nov 12, 2010 3:15 PM

    Any Raider fan that thinks they are “normal” is a joke. You have accrued 8 years of suckery. One DUI does not vindicate an AWFUL “franchise.”

  21. steelers6pack says: Nov 12, 2010 4:14 PM

    He is not a Steeler so no suspension! If it were a STeeler with no charges and false accusations,4 game suspension!

  22. raiderapologist says: Nov 12, 2010 8:50 PM

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    mrjspicoli says: Nov 12, 2010 12:09 PM
    I can’t remember the last police blotter on a Raider.
    ———-
    Fabian Washington? Put a sleeper hold on his wife/girlfriend, got traded. Cable got looked at, but never had to post bail.

    milehiclown says: Nov 12, 2010 3:15 PM
    Any Raider fan that thinks they are “normal” is a joke. You have accrued 8 years of suckery. One DUI does not vindicate an AWFUL “franchise.”
    ———
    I think mrjspicoli was referring to Oakland’s reputation as a team full of thugs and documented criminals. Don’t feel bad, though. We don’t mind explaining things to you.

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