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Jerome Felton Apologizes To Team For DWI Arrest

On Wednesday morning, Minnesota Vikings troubled running back Jerome Felton apologized to his teammates prior to organized team activities for his arrest last weekend. Felton was arrested early Saturday in a McDonald's drive-through lane for suspicion of second-degree driving while impaired, of third-degree DWI with an aggravating factor of one prior DWI conviction within 10 years, and of careless driving. While Felton declined to talk directly about the incident he vowed to earn back the trust of his teammates.

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"I definitely don't want to be the person that has a negative influence," Felton told reporters about addressing the team.

All he would say in terms of his arrest was that he has a positive attitude about his future and was ready for whatever comes his way.

"It's early in the process," said Felton. "I'll handle everything that comes my way, the consequences. I'll move forward and be positive from here on out. I can assure the fans and the organization of that."

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