Cops Bust Falcons' Turner Driving 97mph, Hand Him DUI

Maybe he celebrated MNF win too hard?
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 18, 2012 9:15 AM CDT
This photo provided by the The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department, Sept. 18, 2012, shows Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner.   (Ga.) Sheriff's Department)
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(Newser) – First, Michael Turner ran all over Peyton Manning's Broncos.* Then, he ran all over the speed limit. The running back found himself in jail this morning, after cops pulled him over a little after 4am, going 97mph in a 65 zone, TMZ reports. The 30-year-old was then booked for DUI, taken to jail, and eventually released on $2,179 bond.

*OK, OK. So he only racked up 42 yards. But hey, he had a TD. (Read more Atlanta Falcons stories.)

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