Photos: 34 Broncos arrests since 2000, third most of any team

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In the wake of Elvis Dumervil's Miami bust over the weekend, the Denver Post noted that the Broncos are third in the NFL since 2000 (behind only Minnesota and Cincinnati) in an extremely dubious category: most arrests. The paper's source: an amazing database created by the San Diego Union-Tribune, which counts 34 booked Broncos in the past twelve years. See photos and info about all of them below.

As you'll see, some players past and present did more than their share to contribute to the total, by getting arrested multiple times. (Bet you can guess who sets the high mark.) And while plenty of them will be familiar only to Broncos fans with the longest memories, others are hardly obscure -- including the iconic player who kicked off the list in January 2000.

Equally interesting are the number of cases that were eventually dropped -- developments sure to raise questions about the interaction of fame, money, access to high-rent legal resources and justice.

The specifics about each incident come courtesy of the Union-Tribune's database, which is a fascinating resource and well worth visiting for those intrigued by the dark side of America's real national pastime.

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Elvis Dumervil.
Elvis Dumervil
Linebacker
7/14/12
Arrested for suspicion of aggravated assault after a road rage incident in Miami.

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Knowshon Moreno.
Knowshon Moreno
Running back
2/1/12
Arrested on suspicion of DUI, pulled over for driving 70 mph in 45-mph zone.

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Ryan McBean.
Ryan McBean
Defensive tackle
10/14/11
Arrested on allegation of stalking in Denver.

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Matt Prater.
Matt Prater
Kicker
8/2/11
Arrested on suspicion of DUI and leaving the scene of an accident after his Chevy Trailblazer backed into an unoccupied car.

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Laurence Maroney.
Laurence Maroney
Running back
1/17/11
Arrested after police found guns and drugs in car with four other men in St. Louis.

Page down to continue counting down the 34 Denver Broncos arrested since 2000.


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18 comments
Ozzie Perch
Ozzie Perch

still can't beat the Raiders; you need a rap sheet more than one page to even get looked at there...

John Tenorio
John Tenorio

Ex bronco Brandon Marshall is responsible for about 6 of them... piece of shit woman beater glad he's gone!!!

Eric Pidgeon
Eric Pidgeon

No Maurice Clarrette? Doesn't seem right

Joshua Write
Joshua Write

Woo we're third in....oh....oh I see..son of a ....

Aaron Betcher
Aaron Betcher

don't give the lions a hard time denver fans.

Shamette
Shamette

It is the ones you don't hear about with Harvey looking after the checks to the right people.

Michael Roberts
Michael Roberts

Thanks for the post, Idiocracy. We're going to make it an upcoming Comment of the Day. Congrats.

guest
guest

 NFL = National Felons League!

Idiocracy in Action
Idiocracy in Action

It's pathetic these are the delinquents Americans call their heroes... Just image if children aspired to be more like scientists, doctors and teachers. The great american decline..

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