Ex-Bulldog back Ware is arrested

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ATHENS, Ga. --- New York Giants backup running back Danny Ware has been arrested and charged with an alcohol offense while walking in the road.

The former Georgia player was booked at the Clarke County Jail early Sunday and released four hours later on $500 bond.

Police say Ware and a woman were standing in the street talking and traffic had to steer around them. The police report said Ware acknowledged he was drinking and his breath test showed he had a blood-alcohol content of 0.152. He was charged with pedestrian under the influence and pedestrian walking in the road.

DOLPHINS: Running back Ricky Williams says he was briefly tempted to smoke marijuana during Miami's bye weekend, an act that could have ended his roller-coaster NFL career.

Williams has been in the league's substance-abuse program since 2002 and has tested positive for marijuana.

Williams told The Miami Herald that when players were given Friday off, "So there was definitely an urge. But I just thought about what I have to lose, and it was easy. The urge didn't last very long."

RAMS: Marc Bulger is the starting quarterback again in one of Jim Haslett 's first moves as coach. Haslett says Bulger will be the starter the rest of the season.

BENGALS: Running back Cedric Benson signed with Cincinnati, which was undeterred by two alcohol-related arrests that prompted the Bears to let him go.

STEROIDS: Former NFL Draft bust Tony Mandarich says he used steroids as an offensive lineman at Michigan State and faked a drug test before the 1988 Rose Bowl. He also said during an interview on Showtime's Inside the NFL that he did not use steroids in the NFL but was addicted to alcohol and painkillers.


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