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Crennel responds to Zimmer's arrest

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10:53 AM ET 12.26 | Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Adam Zimmer was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence after a single-car accident in Kansas City on Sunday night. KC Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel was understandably disappointed when asked about the arrest on Monday. "Well, I think we are aware of that situation," Crennel said, via comments sent out by the Chiefs. "That's being investigated, and we don't have all the facts about that and we'll gather the facts, as well as the NFL, and we'll see where that leads us. We do not condone DUIs; that's not the right thing to do."

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Romeo Crennel,  Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Romeo Crennel, Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
December 26, 2012  11:25 AM ET

I'm sure he expected a circus when he accepted the gig, but THIS circus?

December 26, 2012  11:33 AM ET

give the guy a pass....it's not like this guy shot his girlfriend and then offed himself in front of his coaches....

December 26, 2012  11:34 AM ET

give the guy a pass....it's not like this guy crashed and then left his friend to die....

December 26, 2012  11:35 AM ET

give the guy a pass....it's not like he offered cash to players to injure opposing players

December 26, 2012  11:36 AM ET

give the guy a pass....it's not like he got one of his posse to shoot and paralyze a bouncer after getting kicked out of a stripclub

December 26, 2012  11:36 AM ET

give the guy a pass....it's not like he used his position as a coach to access small children for sex

December 26, 2012  11:37 AM ET

give the guy a pass....it's not like he brutally murdered 8 dogs for poor performance in his illegal dogfighting/gambling operation before promising to the commissioner that he had nothing to do with it and before failing a drug test while out on bail.

December 26, 2012  11:38 AM ET

give the guy a pass....it's not like he stabbed someone to death and had his friends lie to police to cover it up and then getting rid of the white suit...

December 26, 2012  11:39 AM ET

give the guy a pass....it's not like he's been repeatedly accused of raping young women in bar bathrooms

December 26, 2012  11:40 AM ET

give the guy a pass....it's not like he shot himself in the leg at a club in NY while carrying an illegal firearm

December 26, 2012  11:42 AM ET

Ok Loki lol

December 26, 2012  11:46 AM ET

oh, nevermind....this guy doesn't increase revenue for the NFL...he's screwed...

December 26, 2012  12:35 PM ET

ROTFLMFAO! Loki you made my day!

December 26, 2012  01:01 PM ET

You can fire your assistant for being drunk and they will turn around and fire you for not winning enough games this year.

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December 26, 2012  04:50 PM ET

Loki: incredible series of posts. No professional sportwriter could have done better.

 
December 27, 2012  02:46 PM ET

That was top notch, Loki. I believe that might be the first time I ever sat here reading a whole series of T&R posts to my wife. I have another for you. "Give the guy a pass. It's not like he hired a hit man to murder his girlfriend and their unborn child at a stoplight."

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