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Report: Erin Henderson, now sober, ‘would come to practice hung over’

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Erin Henderson is trying to move on from his troubled past, according to a report from USA Today’s Tom Pelissero.

The Vikings cut the linebacker in February, following two arrests, one after he crashed his vehicle and the other on suspicion of DUI and marijuana possession.

Now, Henderson, 27, […]

Erin Henderson: I cannot be more grateful for arrests

By Josh Alper

When Erin Henderson was arrested on DUI charges on January 1, it was his second arrest on the same charges in six weeks and it led to the linebacker’s release from the Vikings. It also led him to try to get his life back in order. In a statement given to […]

Erin Henderson faces four charges for first of two DUI arrests

By Josh Alper

Linebacker Erin Henderson doesn’t have a job right now, but he’s got plenty of criminal charges to sort out as a result of two arrests on suspicion of DUI in recent months. Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports that Henderson, who was released by the Vikings earlier this month, faces […]

Former Viking Erin Henderson Charged With DWI, Drug Possession

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Former Minnesota Viking Erin Henderson is accused of driving drunk and possessing at least 10 grams of marijuana in an arrest last November, according to charges filed last week in Hennepin County Court.

Henderson was charged with two counts of fourth-degree DWI, careless driving and possessing over 1.4 […]

Vikings Release LB Erin Henderson

By sdswanson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have released linebacker Erin Henderson, who was recently arrested twice on suspicion of drunken driving.

The Vikings announced Henderson’s release Friday. Henderson had one season left on his contract with a $1.95 million salary.

Henderson’s latest arrest was Jan. 1 after he crashed his […]

Vikings LB Erin Henderson Arrested For DWI

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson might have played his final game for the Vikings when they beat the Chicago Bears 14-13 last week.

For at least the second time since November, Henderson was arrested Wednesday in Chanhassen on suspicion of DWI. According to jail records, Henderson was booked […]

Notebook: Henderson happy to be back, but Mauti may steal snaps Sunday

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – He may have been the Minnesota Vikings’ ‘plan B’ at middle linebacker, but Erin Henderson is glad to be back where he started the 2013 season.

After a month of not playing due to personal reasons and a switch back to the little-used, weak-side linebacker spot, Henderson […]

With Cole’s play, Vikings will consider moving Henderson back to WLB

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. –Minnesota Vikings linebacker Audie Cole played too well in Sunday’s win against the Chicago Bears to be benched in favor of once-starter Erin Henderson.

Suited up, Henderson was one of only two active Vikings players to not see a single snap after he returned from a week off following […]

Henderson: Missing time for “personal reasons” unrelated to his arrest

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The same day the Pioneer Press reported on Erin Henderson’s arrest, the linebacker addressed the media in the Vikings locker room. He first apologized to his teammates and the organization and then answered questions without providing much clarity to his situation with the team.

Henderson was arrested Nov. […]

Notebook: Cole preparing for second start despite Henderson’s return

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Through the Minnesota Vikings’ recent string of arrests, one player benefiting is linebacker Audie Cole, who will start on Sunday against the Chicago Bears.

Linebacker Erin Henderson will play, but not start, after he missed three practices last week due to a ‘personal matter’ that Henderson and […]