Monthly Archives: September 2014


Vikings Lead NFL in Arrests since 2000

It turns out the Minnesota Vikings, recent recipients of nearly $500 million in taxpayer subsidies (which was a terrible idea for reasons outlined here), lead the league in arrests since 2000.

My source is the USA Today NFL Player Arrest Database. I basically copied and pasted all the records into a text file, then ran a little bash one-liner to count the number of arrests by team:

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