Mike Florio brought you the news late Monday of Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen’s arrest for felony battery of a police officer. As it turns out, that’s not the only trouble he’s been in recently.
Griffen’s on a law-breaking binge.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune has confirmed a TMZ.com report that Griffen was also arrested last Friday night in Hollywood for public drunkenness.
During the course of his second arrest in four days, Griffen told police he “did not want to go back to jail.”
Griffen was released from custody at around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities wrote this terrific profile of Griffen last June. It includes one NFL executive explaining why his team removed Griffen from its draft board last April.