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Jets TE Chris Herndon Pleaded Guilty To DWI

Could Face NFL Suspension

January 09, 2019 - 4:03 pm


Jets tight end Chris Herndon pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving while intoxicated, according to TMZ.  

This dates back to his arrest June 2 after he was involved in a two-way crash 20 minutes from the Jets' facility. 

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Herndon could be suspended two games for a first offense, according to the NFL's substance-abuse policy. Herndon's license was suspended 90 days and he will need to complete a 12-hour, state-manded program for DWI offenders. 

Herndon had a strong rookie season for the Jets, catching 39 passes for 502 yards and four touchdowns.