Cardinals Rookie WR Christian Kirk Arrested, Charged With Disorderly Conduct Back In February


Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic reports that Cardinals second-round WR Christian Kirk was arrested back in February and charged with disorderly conduct and proper damage.

Kirk and some of his friends were intoxicated and leaving the Waste Management Phoenix Open when they were seen throwing rocks at cars outside the golf tournament on Feb. 3 and broke a window of at least one vehicle.

Here’s a statement a Cardinals spokesman proved Somers about the incident prior:

We spoke with Christian about it at length and also looked into it independently. Our understanding is that the process will be resolved in the near future but while it remains an active legal matter, we won’t comment further.”

Kirk, 21, was taken with the No. 47 overall pick by the Cardinals in the second round of this year’s draft. According to, he receives a four-year, $5,894,874 contract that includes a $2,367,180 signing bonus.

During his three-year college career at Texas A&M, Kirk caught 234 passes for 2,856 yards receiving and 26 touchdowns over the course of 39 games.

We’ll have more regarding the charges Kirk is facing as the news is available.

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