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Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar found himself behind bars on Sunday after being arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Cleveland police said Kosar was pulled over for speeding at around 2:45 a.m. When the acting officer approached the vehicle, they reported a strong odor of alcohol being emitted. Kosar was then asked to get out of the vehicle and undergo field sobriety tests, which he failed, and was subsequently taken to jail. There were no other passengers in the vehicle. The 49-year-old Kosar has publicly talked about how head injuries sustained during his NFL career have affected his speech, making him sometimes slur his words. He has also been addicted to pain medications, gone through a divorce and had financial troubles. There is some good news for Browns fans, though. The Browns evened their record to 2-2 after upsetting the Cincinnati Bengals, 17-6, at FirstEnergy Stadium. They are now 2-0 since trading star running back Trent Richardson to the Colts. Via USA TODAY
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According to the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar was arrested and accused of driving under the influence of alcohol on Sunday morning. Kosar was pulled over for speeding on U.S. Route 422 at 2:42 a.m., and police officers smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle, according to a press release from the Solon Police Department. He took...
It's been a strange, strange fall for former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar.
Kosar, who doubles as an occasional commentator for Browns games, found himself in trouble early Sunday morning in a Cleveland suburb, when he got pulled over and charged with DUI.
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Kosar made some headlines during the...
Bernie, Bernie, Bernie. This guy has one helluva fun attitude when it comes to getting pulled over for DUI. The police report from…
Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar has been arrested on drunken driving charges in suburban Cleveland.
Police in Solon say Kosar was arrested early Sunday. A police statement says Kosar was pulled over for speeding at around 2:45 a.m. and officers smelled a strong odor of alcohol.
The police statement says Kosar took sobriety tests and was taken to jail. He was alone in the...
Drunk driving is no laughing matter, but apparently Bernie Kosar has no problem making jokes about it.
The former Cleveland Browns great was arrested for an OVI (Operating a Vehicle while Impaired) — Ohio’s version of a DUI — over the weekend. Kosar was pulled over around 2:40 a.m. on Sunday morning and given a series of field sobriety tests, during one of which he felt the...
Former NFL quarterback Bernie Kosar blamed knee and ankle surgeries stemming from his professional career for not being able to perform a field sobriety test before he was arrested on drunken driving charges on Sunday.
The police report detailing the incident also shows Kosar refused to take a Breathalyzer test to measure his blood alcohol level.
Kosar was pulled over for speeding...
Former college and NFL quarterback Bernie Kosar has been added to the extensive list of current and former NFL players who have been arrested and charged with a DUI. Kosar’s incident occurred in Cleveland where he was arrested early Sunday after pulled over for speeding at around 2:45 a.m. and ‘officers smelled a strong odor of alcohol.’
According to NBC Miami, Kosar did not...
Few former players seem to have had more trouble in life after retirement than Bernie Kosar. Not only has the former Cleveland Browns/Miami Hurricanes quarterback gotten a divorce, experienced financial problems, and felt the effects of concussions from his playing days, but now he was pulled over for suspicion of DUI on Sunday morning. Kosar […]
No one is surprised about this.
Kosar’s drinking problems have been well documented.
Kosar was pulled over for speeding at 2:42 a.m. ET by officers from the Solon Police Department in suburban Cleveland. Officers smelled alcohol coming from the vehicle and administered sobriety tests at the scene, according to a press release from the police. He was then taken to a police station...
When we posted about Bernie Kosar pleading not guilty to DUI charges on Monday, we noted that he actually looked somewhat sober in his mug shot. Well it turns out he was actually pretty wasted. Kosar was pulled over for doing 74 mph in a 50-mph zone on Sunday morning. He refused a breathalyzer and […]
This isn’t funny, but for full disclosure I did laugh. Kosar was arrested for DUI after he failed several sobriety tests. One of the tests requires you to stand on one leg. The officer asked him did his have any medical conditions that would preclude him from doing the test.
Here is what Kosar said courtesy of The Big Lead.
“I had a lot of surgeries on my knees and ankles because...
Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Koser was reportedly arrested on DUI charges early Sunday morning.
Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar has been arrested on
drunken driving charges in suburban Cleveland.