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Titans offensive coordinator Todd Downing charged with DUI, speeding hours after win over Packers

Titans offensive coordinator Todd Downing charged with DUI, speeding hours after win over Packers

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Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Todd Downing was arrested for driving under the influence and speeding Friday morning, according to the Williamson County Sheriff (via NFL Media). The arrest came hours after the Titans defeated the Green Bay Packers, 27-17, at Lambeau Field.

Downing’s intake time was 4:39 am, and he posted bail at 6:46 am CT.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol pulled Downing over because he was driving at a high speed, and the trooper then noticed “obvious signs of an intoxicant,” according to the the THP.

The Titans’ team plane left Green Bay around midnight CT and landed back in Nashville at 2:07 am CT, according to Flight Aware. The arrest occurred around 2:30 am, by WSMV.

“We are aware of the reports regarding Todd Downing and are in the process of gathering additional information,” the Titans said in a statement, via ESPN.

Titans head coach Mike Vrabel told reporters on Friday that he has been in touch with Downing, owner Amy Adams Strunk, GM Jon Robinson, and the NFL. Vrabel said that an internal investigation is ongoing.

Vrabel wouldn’t comment on whether alcohol was present on the team plane, which is a violation of league rules. The NFL is investigating the situation.

The arrest followed a road win for the Titans, marking their seventh victory of the season. The offense impressed, as quarterback Ryan Tannehill threw for 333 yards and Derrick Henry had a historic performance with 87 rushing yards, two completions, a rushing touchdown and a passing score.

The Titans will return to the field against the Cincinnati Bengals at home next Sunday.

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