• NFL Players Are Arrested Less Than Average Citizens

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    Despite regular reports on NFL players being arrested, a new study shows that NFL players are actually arrested less than average citizens.

    Of all sports, NFL players have the smallest arrest rate.

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    The Post Game reports:

    The numbers don’t lie. One in every 45 National Football League players (2.2 percent) is arrested. The national arrest rate is 1 in 23 (4.2 percent), according to the FBI in 2010.

    WCCO Minnesota’s Jason DeRusha reports that in 2010, the NBA had by far the highest arrest rate (5.1 percent) of the major professional sports leagues in America. Major League Baseball is second with an arrest rate of 2.1 percent last year. Believe it or not, the NFL is last with (2.0 percent) of its players in trouble.

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