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Raiders now only team in NFL to go three years without an arrest

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Well, howbowdaa? Last Friday, this site noted there were only two teams in the NFL whose last arrest came in 2014. The very same night that article was posted, one of those teams had a player arrested.

The two teams without an arrest in the past 3 years were the Raiders and Washington. That changed Monday as reports came out Washington linebacker Junior Galette had been arrested in Biloxi Mississippi on suspicion of misdemeanor disorderly conduct and failure to comply with police orders.

The arrest came after cops were called to a fight after a concert. When officers arrived, they saw Galette hit someone and when he saw the police, he ran away. The officer chased after him and used a stun gun to take him down.

Galette hasn’t played an NFL game since 2014. He spent the first five seasons of his career with the Saints. An domestic violence arrest in the 2015 offseason couple with a torn pectoral muscle caused him to be released and signed on in Washington.

Some have asked about Aldon Smith's recent visit to a San Francisco police station. First of all, that wasn't an arrest. He was detained for a few hours as he was an intoxicated passenger in a car that rammed a police cruiser and the driver was charged with DUI. He also is technically not a member of any team as he is currently banished from the NFL. The Raiders hold his rights should he be reinstated.

To find the Raiders' last arrest, you have to go back to March of 2014. Running back Kory Sheets, who had been signed a month earlier out of the CFL, was arrested for marijuana possession. The charges were later dropped. Sheets got injured in camp and never played a down for the Raiders.

We put out on Friday the list of NFL arrests by team since 2012, which happens to be the entire Reggie McKenzie era in Oakland. The 49ers' 15 arrests by far led the league during that time. Here is how the list of NFL arrests stacks up since 2015.

Team Arrests
IND 7
GB 6
SF 5
BAL 5
LAR 5
NYJ 4
CLE 4
SEA 4
ARI 4
PHI 4
CHI 3
NE 3
NO 3
DEN 2
JAX 2
TEN 2
KC 2
CAR 2
HOU 2
MIN 1
DET 1
TB 1
CIN 1
ATL 1
PIT 1
MIA 1
DAL 1
BUF 1
NYG 1
WAS 1
LAC 1
OAK 0