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Post Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
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ATLANTA -- A police report shows Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown had a blood alcohol level that was nearly twice the legal limit when he was arrested on a DUI charge in suburban Atlanta over the weekend.



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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
Still not worried. Ronnie has been the man, both on and off the field, since coming into the League.

I give him an automatic pass.


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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
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Still not worried. Ronnie has been the man, both on and off the field, since coming into the League.

I give him an automatic pass.



I picked my very first nfl jersey to be #23 Ronnie Brown for a reason, too! lets hope it doesnt turn out too bad

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So does this mean an automatic suspension? If so, for how long?

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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
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So does this mean an automatic suspension? If so, for how long?


Nah. I doubt he gets anything from the league. Maybe a 10K fine or something. But I can't imagine a suspension being handed out for this.


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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
At least he's not being accused of Rape or assault. It could always be worse.


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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
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fonzy wrote:
So does this mean an automatic suspension? If so, for how long?


Nah. I doubt he gets anything from the league. Maybe a 10K fine or something. But I can't imagine a suspension being handed out for this.


It will depend if they find him guilty, I would think. Either way, it might fall under the NFL's personal conduct policy.

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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
That settles that.

One strike for Ronnie.

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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
Its amazing the tolerance people have for people they like, but then DUI laws in the US are quite the joke too.


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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
Phins Rock wrote:
Still not worried. Ronnie has been the man, both on and off the field, since coming into the League.

I give him an automatic pass.


Well, I don't think he gets a pass as he is lucky the worst thing he got was a ticket and a court date over it.

I expect Sparano to rip into him about it, but as a fan, I support Ronnie 100%. As you've said, he's been "the man" and a great role model up until this point.

Doesn't alcohol slow down the healing process? Just a thought there.

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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
More info from RotoWorld ....

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Brown failed a field sobriety test and nearly missed an oncoming vehicle as well, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. He has no prior record of off-field issues, so Brown has a good chance to avoid an NFL suspension even if he doesn't escape charges. He'll play out the final year of his rookie contract after he signs the Dolphins' $3.969M tender offer.


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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
I would hope Ronnie would try to get some help, as he was very fortunate not to get killed or kill someone else because of drinking and drivng.

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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
Jeez barely missed an oncoming car... he musta been trashed!


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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
"Nearly" is the word that the police gave.

Let's let the whole thing play out first before we pass judgement.


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Post Re: Police: Dolphins Brown failed field sobriety test
Nearly or Barely probably does not make much of a difference to whomever was driving the other car. Look everyone screws up at least once & he has never been in trouble , that with the fact that he is a Dolphin gives him a pass around here but he was very very stupid on that evening & I am sure numerous others. Its a good thing nobody got hurt because when other people get hurt these guys come down to Earth & realize they play by the same rules as us & are not above the law. Hopefully he has learned a lesson ... if he screws up again then we can use the saying 3 strikes & your out. Honestly though ... what these guys do no matter their reputation or how well they are liked should not surprise anyone anymore.

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