Macklin has been arrested on a drunken driving charge. Officials at the city jail and traffic court said Macklin was arrested early Friday. He also was charged with having an illegally tinted window.|||||||
Court and jail officials did not know if the 30-year-old NFL player had retained an attorney. Macklin joined the Chiefs in November after he was released by St. Louis. He also has played for Indianapolis and Washington.
The Redskins signed cornerback David Macklin on Thursday, adding depth to their defensive backfield.|||||||
Macklin is entering his eighth NFL season. He spent the past three years with the Arizona Cardinals after four seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. Last year, he had one interception and 33 tackles in 14 games, including seven starts.
Arizona placed Macklin on injured reserve with an injured hamstring.|||||||
Macklin had been a starter very early in the season, but was benched after his poor play in the Cardinals' win over San Francisco at the beginning of the season.
Macklin was inactive for Arizona's game against Seattle on Sunday, a week after the cornerback was benched for poor play in the Cardinals' 34-27 win over San Francisco. He had started 32 of 33 games since being signed by Arizona before the 2004 season, but he missed a key tackle and dropped a potential interception against the 49ers.|||||||
Eric Green, who replaced Macklin last week, started in his place against the Seahawks. Macklin has six interceptions the past two years, but may struggle to get back on the field.