Two arrests may not be enough to get a player cut by the Chicago Bears.
The second year tight end out of Temple University was pulled over on I-90 at Hubbard street at around 3:30 a.m. Friday, where he was ticketed for improper lane change, speeding and DUI.
NBC Sports reported that the team released a statement Sunday on Rodriguez's behalf, expressing remorse for Friday's alleged DUI.
“I am deeply sorry for the incident that occurred the other night,” Rodriguez said in the statement. “I want to apologize to the entire Bears organization, my teammates, coaches and Bears fans everywhere. I realize that I made a very poor decision. I know that more is expected of me and that I let a lot of people down that are counting on me. I will make positive changes in my life so that this doesn’t happen again.”
The Chicago Bears have not officially released any statement on whether they plan to keep or relieve Rodriguez, but Bears officials released a statement about the incident Friday.
“We are aware of the reports regarding Evan Rodriguez," the team said in a release. "We are currently gathering information to learn more about the circumstances surrounding the situation.”
Rodriguez, 24, was also arrested in March on charges of disorderly intoxication and resisting an officer in Miami Beach.