The Seahawks LB was arrested on Jan. 29 on investigation of unlawful imprisonment-domestic violence and third-degree assault-domestic violence, stemming from an alleged incident with his girlfriend.
The former Bengals receiver, now with the Vikings, was indicted on one count of marijuana trafficking after authorities seized a package sent to him that contained 2.5 pounds of the drug. On April 5, 2012, Simpson was sentenced to 15 days in jail, 200 hours of community service, and 3 years probation.
The Lions offensive lineman ended up paying a $412 fine after being arrested in South Carolina and charged with marijuana possession on Jan. 23.
The standout 49ers linebacker was arrested in Miami on a DUI charge on Jan. 27.
While driving a Bentley convertible with a license plate that read "SAUCED," the Broncos running back was arrested on Feb. 1 for suspicion of DUI.
The 49ers defensive lineman was arrested on Feb. 8 after being pulled over on a routine traffic stop. It was discovered that McDonald had an outstanding warrant from a 2010 suspicion of DUI.
The Bengals linebacker was cited for misdemeanor assault on Feb. 10 after an alleged bar scuffle, but the charge was later dropped.
The Bears linebacker was arrested on Feb. 13 and charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession in West Virginia.
The Jaguars defensive tackle was arrested on Feb. 23 in Virginia after police officers pulled him over having illegally tinted windows. Officers smelled marijuana in the car and a search turned up joints in the trunk.
The Seahawks linebacker was arrested and charged with marijuana posession on Feb. 25. However, the charge was later dropped.
The Seahawks cut the offensive lineman after he was arrested in South Carolina and charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. The incident took place on Feb. 26, when he and another man allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman.
It was an offseason to forget for the young Lions RB. He was arrested and charged with marijuana possession on Feb. 18, eventually pleading guilty to a lesser charge and a $485 fine. However, less than a month later on March 12, he was arrested again and charged with marijuana possession.
The Colts center was charged with disorderly conduct in his home state of Hawaii on March 17.
Broward sheriffs arrested the Dolphins linebacker on March 30 on charges of battery with serious injury. The alleged crime occurred nearly a year earlier in California, where he was accused of punching a man in the eye after breaking into an apartment.
A high draft pick by the Raiders a few years ago, the receiver was charged with DUI after an arrest on April 7.
The new Redskins safety was pulled over for speeding and was arrested on suspicion of DUI on April 26.
The former Nebraska star and Patriots draft pick was arrested and pleaded not guilty to assaulting an officer in April outside a bar in Lincoln.
The Vikings RB (cut by the team shortly after) was arrested following an alleged beating outside a birthday party on April 28. After being teased for his resemblance to a celebrity, King apparently beat a man enough to cause a skull fracture and facial injuries which needed 50 stitches to close.
The second-year Lions defensive tackle has had two incidents in Alabama in 2012. The first was an arrest and charge for marijuana possession on April 3 followed by charges of DUI and trying to elude police in May 27.
The Vikings fullback (formerly with the Lions) was arrested on suspicion of DWI while in a McDonald's drive-thru in Minnesota on June 1.
The recently drafted WR was arrested on an aggravated DUI charge on June 3 in Oklahoma after authorities said he blew three times the legal limit of alcohol in his system. This incident comes after he was arrested on a misdemeanor DUI charge in 2010.
The Super Bowl winning offensive lineman was arrested on suspicion of DWI on June 10.
The Jets defensive lineman was arrested and charged with careless driving and failure to maintain his land after an accident in New Jersey on June 23.
The Lions cornerback was arrested on suspicion of DUI on June 23. He ran into more trouble in the early-morning hours July 21 when he was charged with three counts of simple assault for allegedly brandishing a firearm after being arrested in Harrisburg, Pa. The Lions let him go.
The Eagles running back was arrested and charged with falsely reporting a fire and misdemeanor reckless endangerment following an alleged incident outside a New York hotel lobby.
The Buccaneers cornerback (formerly with the Lions) was arrested on July 2 for investigation of DUI in Los Angeles, but the Los Angeles County District Attorney eventually declined to press charges.
The Browns defensive tackle was arrested in Georgia and charged with burglary after allegedly threatening people inside an apartment and ransacking the unit.
The star Vikings running back was arrested on July 7 and charged with resisting arrest after an incident at a Houston nightclub. Peterson later hired Roger Clemens attorney Rusty Hardin and was cleared of the charges.
The Broncos' defensive star was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following an alleged road-rage incident in Miami Beach.
The Seahawks' strong running back was arrested on July 14 in Oakland for investigation of DUI.
The Cowboys receiver was charged on July 16 with misdemeanor family violence after an altercation with his mom. He agreed to anger management counseling as part of a plea bargain.
The Rams defensive end caught a drunken driving charge stemming from a July 10 arrest in St. Louis County.
The Tennessee Titans wide receiver was arrested July 20 at Fort Campbell (Ky.) military base and charged with suspicion of DWI. This is the latest in a string of run-ins with the law for Britt since he joined the NFL in 2009.
The former Dolphins receiver was arrested Aug. 11, 2012 on suspicion of domestic violence. Johnson allegedly head-butted his new bride, Evelyn Lozada, during an argument in a vehicle outside their home. When cops arrived Lozada had lacerations on her forehead and Johnson was taken into custody. Lozada reportedly confronted Johnson about a receipt for a box of condoms. The two divorced soon after and the Dolphins cut Johnson. That was last year, this is now. A warrant was issued for Johnson after he allegedly violated terms of his probation. UPDATE: Ochocinco was sentenced to 30 days in jail after he showed a lack of respect in court by slapping his attorney on the butt in a playful manner.
Turner is seen in a mugshot after being booked for DUI and speeding after beating the Broncos in Week 2. Police say the Falcons RB was clocked driving 97 mph in a 65-mph zone.
The Dolphins DB was charged with battery after allegedly choking a cab driver in Miami.
the 49ers defensive end was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and possesion of marijuana.
The Cowboys nose tackle was charged with intoxication manslaughter on Dec. 8 after an auto accident led to the death of teammate Jerry Brown.
The Steelers running back was charged with simple battery in Florida after an alleged altercation with his girlfriend.