Found May 17, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
As the off-season is suppose to be a time of deep reflection and physical rest, several players have had better times as criminal misdoings have been cause for concern. It is a no brainer, that Titus Young undoubtedly gets the award for, “Biggest Screw Up”, but a plethora of names paved the way before his epic reign of mishaps (too much money and too much time is never a good combination). The 2012 off-season was even more debauchery filled, while big names such as Rey Maualuga, Nick Fairley and Marshawn Lynch highlighted the police blotter. A year later more problems. 4/29/13:  Jets DE Claude Davis and CB Cliff Harris are arrested for marijuana possession. 4/18/13:  Falcons S William Moore is arrested for simple battery. 3/26/13:  Lions S Amari Spievey is arrested for third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct. 3/22/13:  Rams CB Trumaine Johnson is arrested for DUI. 3/20/13:  Bears TE Evan Rodriguez is arrested for disorderly conduct. 3/9/13:  Broncos S ...
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