Report: Vikings defensive coordinator arrested in May for DWI

Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards was arrested in May on suspicion of DWI, according to a court records obtained by the St. Paul Pioneer Press. 

According to the report by Chris Tomasson, Edwards was observed by officers failing to use his turn signal on four consecutive occasions before finally being pulled over in a Taco Bell parking lot. Edwards blew a .11 on a breathalyzer test and later a blood test registered a .10. The legal limit in Minnesota is .08. 

Edwards pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of careless driving in August and was fined $1,000 and was required to undergo chemical dependence counseling. He also attended  a Mothers Against Drunk Driving Impact Panel as well as being subjected to one year of probation. 

The news comes on the heels of the Vikings release of practice squad member Isame Faciane, who was released for the same charge earlier Tuesday. 

The Vikings are yet to comment and Edwards lawyer declined the opportunity. 

More information to come as it is made available.

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