Cedric Benson Arrested for DUI, Tells Cops He Can’t Count Higher Than 3 Because of The NFL

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Former Chicago Bears RB Cedric Benson, who also played for the Bengals and Packers, was arrested for drunk driving Saturday morning after he was pulled over for speeding, making an “improper turn”, and changing lanes without signaling.

It got worse for him after he refused a field sobriety test and balance test.

“When police pulled Benson over into a 7-Eleven parking lot, the affidavit states, Benson initially disregarded the officer’s direction to stay inside his car and indicated he wanted to walk inside the 7-Eleven convenience store. Police said in the affidavit that Benson’s eyes were glassy, he was swaying, his speech was mumbled and he smelled of alcohol. The affidavit describes Benson’s attitude as “talkative, uncooperative [and] cocky.”

According to the affidavit, Benson refused field sobriety tests, and when the officer asked Benson to recite the alphabet, Benson “stated he couldn’t do that because he played 8 years in the NFL” and also claimed he was unable to count to any number higher than 3. Benson also refused to perform a balance test, the affidavit states.

Benson was booked into Travis County Jail and his bail was set at $5,000. He is no longer in custody, according to police.”

Not only was he drunk, but CTE as well..?

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