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Alfonzo Dennard‘s timing couldn’t be worse. There’s never really a good time to be arrested, but if there was ever a worst time for it to happen it’s now. Dennard was taken into custody by Lincoln, Neb., police on “suspicion of DUI,” early Thursday morning. He hasn’t been convicted or even arraigned yet, but Dennard’s mere association with legal trouble just piles onto the laundry list of problems in New England. The Patriots are in the middle of maybe the single worst offseason in team history, starting with Wes Welker‘s ugly break up in free agency, exacerbated by Rob Gronkowski‘s (numerous) surgeries and capped off by an Aaron Hernandez murder case. This season is already looking more and more like an episode of Playmakers by the day, and Dennard’s arrest just made matters even worse. Driving under the influence is a petty charge in comparison to murder, but it’s still a serious matter and something neither the Patriots nor NFL takes lightly. Only one player has been cited for a

Report: Alfonzo Dennard passed three sobriety tests before DUI arrest

News surfaced early yesterday that Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard had been arrested for driving under the influence in Nebraska. Dennard was pulled over at 2 A.M. in Lincoln, Nebraska after police say Dennard’s car was “straddling a lane.” Various reports also stated that the 23-year old Dennard refused to take a sobriety test after being pulled over, but today the Patriots...

Alfonzo Dennard denies failing and refusing DUI test

Alfonzo Dennard, who already had a brush with the law shortly after being drafted and still faces a 30-day jail sentence, is the latest New England Patriots player to make news with an arrest. Last Thursday, Dennard was stopped by police and charged with Driving Under the Influence. The Patriots responded by expressing disappointment. If anything, Bill Belichick is probably embarrassed...

Alfonzo Dennard claims he didn’t fail field sobriety test

Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was arrested on Thursday morning for suspicion of DUI.   According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, a source close to Dennard says that he claims that he never failed a field sobriety test. Details from someone who heard Alfonzo Dennard's side of his arrest: He attempted to blow for breathalyzer twice. Told he was below limit… — Ian...

Patriots DB Dennard arrested

New England Patriots defensive back Alfonzo Dennard, 24, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Thursday in Lincoln, Neb. according to the Omaha World Herald. Lincoln police Capt. Jason Stille told the World Herald that officers spotted a westbound Honda straddling the lane line on Normal Blvd. in Lincoln between 50th and 56th Streets about 2 a.m. local time. According...

Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

A.B. According to Yahoo! Sports, “New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was arrested early Thursday morning in Lincoln, Neb. on suspicion of driving under the influence charges.” As you might remember, Dennard was recently found guilty of assaulting a police officer and sentenced to 24 months probation with a delayed jail sentence of 30 days. Numerous reports indicate...

Report: Alfonzo Dennard Passed Sobriety Test, Cops Arrested Him After Failing to Blow Adequate Breathalyzer Test

Alfonzo Dennard‘s side of Thursday’s arrest seems to contradict the reasoning behind his arrest. Dennard was picked up early Thursday morning on “suspicion of DUI,” but his camp is refuting the reports from the Lincoln, Neb., police department, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. A person close to Dennard told Rapoport that the Patriots cornerback tried to blow...

Patriots DB Dennard Arrested

Another Patriots player is in the news for the wrong reasons. Defensive back Alfonzo Dennard was arrested on suspicion of Driving Under the Influence.

Report: Alfonzo Dennard Court Date for Arrest Set in Middle of Patriots Training Camp

Alfonzo Dennard‘s arrest early Thursday morning further complicated an already complex Patriots offseason. Now, it may complicate his place at Patriots training camp, too. Dennard was released from a Lincoln, Neb., jail early on Thursday, but only after being cited for DUI, refusal of a chemical test and straddling lane lines, according to the Boston Globe. He was assigned a court...

Stupidity, Dennard Has It — KSK Kontent Klearinghouse

Alfonzo Dennard might be the stupidest man in the NFL. He should get cut just for sheer stupidity. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) July 11, 2013 According to vacationing nugget basin, Peter King, recently arrested Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard leads the league in stupid. At least MAYBE. That’s only because Aaron Hernandez and Vince Young aren’t technically in the league...

Another Patriots Problem, Sox Win Again

Alfonzo Dennard doesn’t seem to have gotten the message. It may just cost him his job. The Patriots cornerback was arrested last night around 2:00am in Lincoln NE, on suspicion of DUI. Even if he was not drunk, he showed incredible lack of judgement just by being out on the town at 2:00am in a city in which he was already convicted of assaulting a police officer. Because Bob Kraft...

Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard arrested on suspicion of DUI

Bill Belichick looks like he is slowly losing control of the New England Patriots locker room, and by the time he gets it back the team may not be a contender. As if the Aaron Hernandez murder investigation wasn’t enough of a distraction, starting cornerback Alfonzo Dennard has now been arrested on suspicion of driving [...]

Column: The real cost of the NFL's business

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist In the past few months, more than two dozen NFL players and a sprinkling of front-office executives have been arrested for crimes ranging from petty to deadly. No matter how bad it looks, remember that's not a crime wave by any fair measure, let alone by league standards. Think of it instead as just the cost of doing business...

Ras-I Dowling, Logan Ryan Provide Quality Depth for Patriots at Cornerback if Alfonzo Dennard Misses Time

If nothing else, Alfonzo Dennard‘s timing could use some work. The Patriots cornerback was arrested on April 21, 2012, just five days before the 2012 NFL draft. Due to the charges (punching a police officer) and timing, he fell to the seventh round before the Patriots snatched him up. His latest arrest came just as the world was finishing up talking about how Aaron Hernandez...
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