Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis was arrested Thursday afternoon in Fairfax County and charged with driving under the influence, a Fairfax County Police Department spokesperson confirmed. The arrest comes just a day after Davis was suspended indefinitely Wednesday by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Yesterday, at 3:45 p.m., Fairfax County police arrested Davis at the corners of Gallows Road and Leesburg Pike. No further details of the incident were available as of late Thursday night. Davis, who signed a one-year contract with the Redskins before last season, was set to become a free agent next month. The Redskins didn’t have interest in re-signing him even before the suspension. Davis entered the 2013 season as the starting tight end but fell out of favor with coaches, and was replaced by Logan Paulsen and Jordan Reed. In 2011, Davis failed multiple tests for marijuana use and was suspended for the final four games of that season. He claimed afterward that he had learned his lesson and vowed to mature. He released a statement on Wednesday that his suspension stemmed from him taking a substance that wasn’t FDA approved.
Redskins TE Fred Davis arrested for DUI on day after NFL suspends him indefinitely
Washington Post | Feb 21