Either New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard messed up by driving drunk or Lincoln, Neb., or the police messed up by accusing him of doing so.
That will be decided in court, but in either case this is probably not the best time to test the Patriots' patience, what with the Pats having cut their tight end because he got accused of murder.
According to the Lincoln Journal-Star , officers pulled him over at 2 a.m. after spotting him driving in some way they didn't like. He was taken in on suspicion of drunk driving but declined to provide a breath sample. In Nebraska, the minimum penalty for a first-time DUI conviction is probation that includes a 60-day driver's license revocation, $500 fine and an ignition interlock system is required to be installed in the driver's car.
But Dennard, 24, could be facing harsher consequences. Last year he punched a cop, was convicted and sentenced to 30 days in jail and two years probation. A judge allowed an arrangement for him to serve ...