While everyone was focused on yesterday's NFL football schedule, there was one bit of news that was covered, then lost in the action. Former Miami Dolphins and all time Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
Kosar, who spent the last three years of his 12 year career with the Dolphins, was stopped around 2:45 am in Solon, Ohio for speeding. When police officers approached the vehicle, they smelled a strong odor of alcohol and administered a sobriety test to Kosar, the only occupant in the vehicle. Kosar was then taken to the Solon Police Department without any further incident.
Kosar played from 1985 to 1993 with the Browns, going 53-51-1 over that span. He was released midway through the 1993 season, signing with the Dallas Cowboys, with whom he won the Super Bowl. He then served as Dan Marino's backup in Miami, going 0-2 in two starts with the team, throwing for 987 yards over the three years, with five touchdowns and six interceptions. He had one career Pro Bowl appearance, following the 1987 season.
The former quarterback has struggled with health problems since his retirement, which he attributes to the head injuries he sustained during his career. Kosar has also admitted to pain medication addiction since his retirement.
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