Colts punter McAfee suspended for one game

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Indianapolis - The Indianapolis Colts have suspended punter Pat McAfee for one game following his arrest early Wednesday morning for public intoxication.

According to Indianapolis' WISH-TV, police arrived after a woman called 911 to report a suspicious, shirtless person, identified as McAfee. The station cited the police report in saying the officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from the punter, who was soaking wet and slurring his speech.

McAfee was not certain if he had been swimming in a canal, according to the report, but told the officer his shirt was in the water. The report said McAfee also told the officer he had "a lot" to drink.

The report said McAfee measured a blood-alcohol content of 0.15 on a portable breathalyzer, and was subsequently arrested. Colts president Bill Polian released a statement Wednesday afternoon addressing the issue.

"After verifying the relevant facts, we today have suspended Pat McAfee for one game for conduct detrimental to the club," the statement read. "The suspension will take effect on Monday, October 25 and will run through the Houston game on Monday, November 1."

McAfee is averaging 44.7 yards on 24 punts this season.


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