Skip to main content
Larry Brown Sports Tagline. Brown Bag it, Baby.
#pounditFriday, January 21, 2022

Donovan McNabb DUI video: I’m not drunk, I have a cold

Donovan McNabb was arrested last month in Arizona and hit with his second driving while under the influence charge in less than two years. Not surprisingly, the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback insisted he was not drunk while speaking with police.

Police arrived on the scene after McNabb rear-ended another car at a traffic light. TMZ obtained video footage of the arrest, which shows McNabb telling an officer that he was taking cough medicine because he was battling a cold.

“I’ve been really sick,” he said. “I live two blocks away. I’ve just been going home to my wife and kids. I’m not into that.”


While McNabb didn’t seem wasted, he did admit that he had just left a local sports bar called Blue 32. That probably didn’t help him at all considering he was emphasizing that he has been fighting an illness.

You can see more below:

McNabb agreed to go through some field sobriety tests, which weren’t shown on the video. The arresting officer asked him if he has suffered any head injuries in the past, at which point McNabb said he played football. The officer told him he knew who he was. McNabb was placed under arrest after he was reluctant to go through more tests.

While McNabb was very cooperative, it’s clear he should have followed Terrell Owens’ advice. Now, the former NFL star has two DUIs on his record and has been suspended from his job as an analyst.


Subscribe and Listen to the Podcast!

Sports News Minute Podcast
comments powered by Disqus