Study: Florida NFL teams are among the most arrested teams

Which NFL franchise players are the worst behaved?

You don't have to go far down to find Florida teams, according to a review of arrest data since 2000.

Online gaming website FlashPicks published the study Ranking the Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals as the teams with the most player arrests. According to the report, there have been 60 Vikings arrests in the last 24 years.

Then come the Jacksonville Jaguars, who have had 45 player arrests since 2000, the fourth most among NFL franchises.

Four of the Jaguars' arrests occurred in London in 2018 as the team prepared to play the Philadelphia Eagles at Wembley Stadium. The players were arrested for allegedly skipping the bar at a London club.

Since Doug Pederson When he was hired as the Jaguars' head coach on February 4, 2022, the Jaguars had three arrests.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers tied with the Seattle Seahawks for eighth place in the NFL with 39 arrests. The Miami Dolphins were 11thTh with 36 arrests. The league average was just over 33 arrests.

Accordingly Data from USA TodayThe Buccaneers have had two arrests since 2019, while the Dolphins' last arrest came in 2019.

The Houston Texans were last on the list with 17 arrests, in part because the Texans entered the league in 2002, two years after the study began.

Of the 1,075 arrests, almost a quarter (23.9%) were for drunk driving.

In some positions, arrests were more frequent. Wide receivers led the way with 182 arrests, while cornerbacks recorded 149 arrests.

According to the study, “The data comes from USA Today, which compiled reports of arrests of professional NFL players from public records and media publications.”

Interestingly, the two cities with multiple teams all performed below the league average, although with some gap between franchises. Among New York teams during the same period, the Jets had 30 arrests and the Giants had 24. The Chargers had 30 while the Rams had 23, even though the Chargers were based in San Diego until 2017.

The San Francisco 49ers and Oakland-Las Vegas Raiders each had 30 arrests during the period. The Raiders shared the Bay Area with the Niners until 2020.

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