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Falcons safety arrested on multiple charges

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Yes, the lockout lock-up continues.

Falcons safety William Moore was arrested Tuesday on charges of speeding, driving with a suspended license, and failure to appear, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Moore, who started every game from Week Two through the playoffs in only his second NFL season, was arrested at 2:00 p.m. and released on bail at 9:30 p.m.

It’s the 10th player arrest since the lockout began 40 days ago.  That’s an average of (calculator on) one arrest every four days.

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22 Responses to “Falcons safety arrested on multiple charges”
  1. MichaelEdits says: Apr 20, 2011 8:44 AM

    They’re being set up by those dirty scumbag owners, man. It’s worse than slavery.

  2. yzguy431 says: Apr 20, 2011 8:50 AM

    one more reason this lockout needs to end now.

  3. sophandros says: Apr 20, 2011 8:51 AM

    Was the failure to appear a charge from their playoff game this year?

  4. canetic says: Apr 20, 2011 8:51 AM

    Should it really count as an arrest if it’s a player I’ve never heard of?

  5. burntorangehorn says: Apr 20, 2011 8:54 AM

    sophandros, I award you one internet.

    Anyway, Moore was just doing what all players should be doing when facing a loss of paychecks: cutting costs. He just cut his chauffeur.

  6. blackqbwhiterb says: Apr 20, 2011 8:55 AM

    hmmmm…..I wonder if he was on the way to his side job, being that the owners are simply starving the poor guys out…

  7. TxGrown says: Apr 20, 2011 8:57 AM

    Should start collecting mug shot cards instead of regular annual football cards.

  8. melikefootball says: Apr 20, 2011 8:59 AM

    Oh look at me so much above the rest of you. Can he get one of those loans to post bond???

  9. jw731 says: Apr 20, 2011 9:00 AM

    Either he was rushing to get to the next mediation session, or to the bank to cash his lockout check. There can be no other logical explanation….

  10. saberstud75 says: Apr 20, 2011 9:11 AM

    Some players are so poor that they need to go out and get arrested to save money on lodging and food.

  11. dickroy says: Apr 20, 2011 9:13 AM

    This may change Mike Browns mind! He may offer to trade Carson Palmer for him or at least a first round pick.

  12. Stupid Raiders Fan says: Apr 20, 2011 9:14 AM

    sophandros-

    That is quality humor sir.

  13. shackdelrio says: Apr 20, 2011 9:23 AM

    “sophandros says:
    Apr 20, 2011 8:51 AM
    Was the failure to appear a charge from their playoff game this year?”

    Oh snap.

  14. egreen4590 says: Apr 20, 2011 9:24 AM

    Best part of this article?

    “lockup lock-out”

    hahahah 420

  15. eaglesfan290 says: Apr 20, 2011 9:29 AM

    Lockout or not Rodger Godell is making a list and checking it twice finding out which players are naughty and nice, oh BTW boys he is gona suspend you when the lockout ends just in time for Christmas!

    Happy Holidays from the NFL, you can play now but you will pay later!

    Falcons S William Moore

    Titans WR Kenny Britt

    Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel

    Raiders WR Louis Murphy

    Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib

    Packers DL Johnny Jolly

    Cowboys CB Bryant McCann

    Raiders OL Mario Henderson

    Vikings CB Chris Cook

  16. imongo says: Apr 20, 2011 9:39 AM

    Michael Vick – QB
    O.J. Simpson – RB
    Lawrence Phillips – RB
    Rae Carruth – WR
    Michael Irvin – WR
    Barret Robbins -C
    Lawrence Taylor-LB
    Dwayne Goodrich-S
    Ray Lewis-LB
    Nate Newton-OL
    Justin Strzelczyk-OL
    Sebastian Janikowski-K

    I got my fantasy team ready bee-otches…Got a better one?

  17. mick730 says: Apr 20, 2011 9:51 AM

    I swear these guys look just like the mug shots at the post office.

  18. puregreed says: Apr 20, 2011 9:54 AM

    This is great, thanks Lockout I havent had this many laughs in the offseason. Keep up the good work players, confirm what most of us know.

  19. paulitik74 says: Apr 20, 2011 10:36 AM

    I’m a huge William Moore fan, but this is beyond stupid. Thank goodness it was just speeding and a suspended license.

    Dude was a second round pick, he can afford to pay his traffic tickets.

  20. tomwill21 says: Apr 20, 2011 10:53 AM

    It was one every three days at the last arrest. These plays are getting better…

  21. flapjackdaddy says: Apr 20, 2011 11:29 AM

    @canetic:
    Sounds like a ‘you’ problem.

  22. thefiesty1 says: Apr 20, 2011 12:03 PM

    Another one bites the dust. These guys seem to expect “special” treatment just because they play a little football. They need to get a life and act accordingly.

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