Off-field Violence By NFL players “Not The Norm”

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Violent crimes committed by National Football Association players while "off the field"—including murder, manslaughter, robbery and sexual assault—are not as common as they may seem, according to a study published in the journal Deviant Behavior.

The study entitled "Are NFL Arrestees Violent Specialists or High Frequency Offenders or Both?" and conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas and Florida State University, analyzed 774 arrests among 573 football players from 2000 to 2014. Researchers found that . . .

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