Colorado: Thugs of the NFL — when Broncos execs Tom Heckert and Matt Russell are out to kill fans while driving drunk, what do we expect out of the killer players?

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Tom Heckert, left, and Matt Russell, right, out to kill Denver Bronco fans and too damn cheap to call a cab…


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – With two team executives facing drunken driving charges, the Denver Broncos on Tuesday acknowledged a “disturbing pattern of irresponsible behavior” that they vowed to clean up.

Tom Heckert, the Broncos’ recently hired director of pro personnel, was arrested in Parker on the night of June 11 and charged with driving under the influence and careless driving, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.

Word of his arrest came just one day after Broncos director of player personnel Matt Russell apologized for his arrest over the weekend on suspicion of driving under the influence.

About an hour after The Associated Press first reported Heckert’s arrest, the Broncos released a statement saying, “We were made aware of the matter involving Tom Heckert immediately after it occurred and promptly notified the league office. His arrest is extremely upsetting, and this situation is being handled internally as well as in coordination with NFL policies.”

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