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Colts release Boyett after arrest

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The next time John Boyett gets arrested, he’s going to have to use a new line on the cops.

The Colts announced this morning they had waived the rookie safety from the reserve/non-football injury list.

They were stashing him there for the season, after drafting him in the sixth round despite knee injuries that limited him to one game last year at Oregon.

But that was before he was arrested early Monday morning on charges of disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting law enforcement.

According to the report, Boyett told cops: “You can’t arrest me, I’m a Colts player.”

Now, apparently, they are free to.

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25 Responses to “Colts release Boyett after arrest”
  1. fnc111 says: Sep 3, 2013 8:42 AM

    Lololololol loser

  2. aaroncurryisbust says: Sep 3, 2013 8:43 AM

    You can bet that if Andrew Luck had did this disgusting act he wouldn’t have been cut. #hypocrisy #doublestandards #racism #justicefortrayvon

  3. coltzfan166 says: Sep 3, 2013 8:53 AM

    It’s okay. The Lions are on the phone with his agent right now.

  4. vincentbojackson says: Sep 3, 2013 8:53 AM

    Great, now what am I going to do with all these John Boyett jerseys I invested in?

  5. tennesseeoilers says: Sep 3, 2013 9:01 AM

    Great, now the Colts will probably sign free safety/strong safety/special teams standout Corey Lynch, who my Titans just cut for some baffling reason.

  6. pooflingingmonkey says: Sep 3, 2013 9:01 AM

    Fast forward to 2014:

    You Mounties can’t arrest me! I’m a Saskatechewan Rough Rider!

  7. officialgame says: Sep 3, 2013 9:10 AM

    I wonder if Aaron Hernandez inserting Pats used the same line. When will these guys ever learn?

  8. crj202 says: Sep 3, 2013 9:19 AM

    Looks like BOYett is going be esting humble pie for a while now

  9. ColtsWinColtsWin!! says: Sep 3, 2013 9:32 AM

    This guy was going to be the next John Lynch….hahaha…. no, he wasn’t. Good move by the Colts to get rid of this scrub who was a waste of a draft pick. The famous you can’t arrest me I’m a ___, line, what an idiot!

  10. tombstone7 says: Sep 3, 2013 9:34 AM

    Very disappointing to say the least. I watched him play at Oregon for 4 years and this is not the Boyett that was a great team leader.

  11. thedoubleentandres says: Sep 3, 2013 10:35 AM

    how the h£ll you gunna get fireeeed….on yo day offff

  12. rboyett says: Sep 3, 2013 10:41 AM

    I am NOT related.

    I hope..

  13. throwedoff1 says: Sep 3, 2013 10:41 AM

    You can’t arrest me I work at walmart

  14. cash804 says: Sep 3, 2013 10:47 AM

    The coaches thought he’d be a real “cancer” to the team…

    HTTR!!!

  15. 1historian says: Sep 3, 2013 11:11 AM

    the dude took too many stupid pills and the only cure for that is humble pie

  16. nineball26 says: Sep 3, 2013 11:26 AM

    I jest don’t get these guys, they have enough money to call a cab and have their cars towed to their driveways OR just hire a LIMO to haul them around, thats how superstars roll anyways..

    driving to the club in your own car then getting a DWI is juss GHETTO!!!

    arguing with police is PRICELESS!

    dood if you are ever get invited to another camp you will have to perform so over you r head you wont be able to stay in contact with the feild

    ‘nuther one rides the bus… “and another one’s gone, nuther one bites the dust”

  17. nflcrimerankingscom says: Sep 3, 2013 11:48 AM

    buh bye

  18. granadafan says: Sep 3, 2013 11:58 AM

    To be fair, that line always worked in Eugene, Oregon where the cops were run by Nike U. Chip Kelly and Uncle Phil Knight took care of the police matters for all but the most egregarious arrests. The ones we heard about in the media were only a fraction of what actually occurred by the criminal football team.

  19. northstarnic says: Sep 3, 2013 12:33 PM

    aaroncurryisbust
    Sep 3, 2013, 7:43 AM CDT
    You can bet that if Andrew Luck had did this disgusting act he wouldn’t have been cut. #hypocrisy #doublestandards #racism #justicefortrayvon

    Classic! Thanks for the laugh, guy!

  20. bsizemore68 says: Sep 3, 2013 12:58 PM

    There is no cure for stupid. Bill

  21. skipcastaneda says: Sep 3, 2013 12:59 PM

    Boyett’s father was my PE teacher in high school. His father was an arrogant, unfriendly man.

  22. weaselpuppy says: Sep 3, 2013 2:17 PM

    You can’t arrest me! I’m an insanely entitled arrogant prick who thinks the world is his litterbox and you all are just little people!

  23. bradyhater says: Sep 3, 2013 3:35 PM

    Grew up with this guy.. Only thing that surprises me is it didn’t happen sooner. Maybe he can see what his old teammate cliff Harris is up to

  24. gcclark98 says: Sep 3, 2013 5:01 PM

    couple uneducated on here…nineball? dui? he got public intox and resisting arrest..no car involved…and i would prob waive my best player…hell franchise player/same as i would a 6th round guy with 2 busted knees who didnt practice..didnt play…didnt even get no gatorade..smh…read up before beat up

  25. multiplemiggs says: Sep 3, 2013 7:37 PM

    that still doesnt top Joba chamberlains I am a new york yankee screamfest as he was getting cuffed in nebraska haha what trash he and his family is

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