Found June 05, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Unfortunately, professional athletes getting arrested on charges of driving while under the influence is nothing out of the ordinary. Considering these are supposed to be role models who have bright futures ahead of them, it’s a shame it happens so often. However, every now and then a player comes along and puts a unique spin on the same old boring story. Vikings fullback Jerome Felton as a prime example.
Felton was arrested and charged with a second-degree DWI early Saturday morning. Depending on your definition, he wasn’t exactly “driving.” According to ESPN 1500 in Minnesota, Felton was waiting in a McDonald’s drive-thru line. Eden Prairie police say they responded to a call about a drunk man waiting in line for his food at around 3:00 a.m. When they arrived, Felton reportedly refused to submit to a breathalyzer and failed a field sobriety test.
To make matters worse, Felton was also charged with third-degree DWI with an aggravating factor since it was his second DWI in the pas...
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Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton is apologizing for being arrested for DUI last weekend.
Felton apologized on Wednesday at an optional practice, four days after Eden Prairie police arrested him on suspicion of driving while impaired and refusing to take a chemical test.
Felton was contrite on Wednesday, saying he regretted bringing some negative attention to his new team...
This must be something that only happens to members of organizations in the NFC North. Over the weekend, Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton was nabbed for a DUI. But this wasn’t your run of the mill DUI that professional athletes get. Heck, he wasn’t even well over the speed limit. He wasn’t even moving. He [...]
Though the second-degree DWI arrest of Jerome Felton occurred early on Saturday, technically about a day prior to the Justin Blackmon blackout fest, the news of it is coming out just now, so while it might seem like Felton was inadvertently trying to one-up Blackmon for boozy high jinx, it’s actually the other way around.
Where this story stands out is that the new Vikings fullback...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Following his weekend arrest for a DWI, Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton took part in the organized team activities this week and expressed his apologies for adding to the team's recent string of run-ins with law enforcement.
Felton, 25, was arrested and jailed early Saturday morning for second-degree DWI. He refused to submit to a chemical test...
Vikings FB Jerome Felton was arrested over the weekend on a DWI charge in Eden Prairie, Minn. Authorities e-mailed Judd Zulgad of 1500ESPN.com in Minneapolis to say “police responded to the McDonald’s on Prairie Center Drive at approximately 3 a.m. Saturday because of a report of an intoxicated driver waiting in the drive-thru lane.” This actually [...]
Professional athletes getting busted for DUI’s has unfortunately become the latest trend, but this one definitely takes the cake. Minesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton was arrested for second degree driving while intoxicated after police responded to reports of a drunk driver waiting in a McDonald’s drive thru in Eden Prarie, MN early Saturday morning. Here [...]
It had been a long, hard road for fullback Jerome Felton during his NFL career. Starting with the Detroit Lions and eventually playing for the Carolina Panthers and Indianapolis Colts, Felton seemed to have found a team that had coveted his skills this past offseason when he signed with the Minnesota Vikings in free agency. With Vikings great Jim Kleinsasser having retired, there...
Vikings fullback Jerome Felton apologized for his arrest for DUI over the weekend.