August 18 2012; Denver, CO, USA; General view of the helmet of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (not pictured) in the fourth quarter of a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks at Sports Authority Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Broncos Exec Arrested For Crashing Into Police Car

Denver Broncos director of player personnel Matt Russell was arrested over the holiday weekend. He crashed into a cop car and had an open container of alcohol in the vehicle. He also is being investigated for another possible car accident earlier in the day. Sounds like a mess.

Here is the statement released by the Broncos:

“I deeply regret the poor judgment I demonstrated that resulted in my arrest over the weekend,” Russell said in a statement. “I apologize to the Denver Broncos, our fans and the National Football League for this inexcusable mistake. I’m ashamed that I represented this region and the Broncos organization in the manner that I did. I take complete responsibility for my actions and will be fully accountable. Going forward, I will take steps to ensure this never happens again.” –

The Spin: Sucks for the NFL this time of year. The players seem to keep running into issues with the law during this time and now execs are running into cop cars. I am interested to see how the league or if the team disciplines him. Just a story that has become the norm for the NFL during this time of year.

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