Chicago Sun-Times
A hearty stew of offbeat sports and pop culture.

The Minnesota Vikings like to drive fast: Peterson, Berrian caught speeding

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
bernard-berrian-speeding.JPGA common thread among the skill position players on the Minnesota Vikings appears to be that they like to drive fast.

Just two days after All-Everything running back Adrian Peterson was cited for going 109 mph in a 55 mph zone, wide receiver Bernard Berrian was ticketed for doing 104 mph in a 60 mph zone.

According to reports, Minnesota State Patrol nabbed Berrian on Interstate 694. The state trooper -- who didn't recognize the wideout -- characterized him as "polite" and "cooperative."

That's nice.

Authorities in Minnesota seem to be using the high-profile stops as a public-service announcement to other speeders -- the thought being: if members of the division-leading Vikes can get busted, so can you, Joe Blow.

"It is a little bit odd, but on the other hand, I like the publicity about it, because it sort of tells people here are the ramifications, first of all," Capt. Matt Langer of the Minnesota State Patrol said, according to WCCO-TV. "And you're going to get caught."

No TrackBacks

TrackBack URL:

Leave a comment

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Kyle Koster published on December 5, 2009 12:59 PM.

Ohio State's Evan Turner leaves game after falling on dunk attempt was the previous entry in this blog.

America, meet John Wall: Kentucky outlasts North Carolina is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.


Powered by Movable Type 5.04