Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson avoided jail time through a plea agreement.
Simpson plead guilty to careless driving and third-degree DWI by refusal to submit to a DWI test, causing a misdemeanor charge of driving while impaired to be dismissed.
Instead of jail time, Simpson got 120 hours of community service speaking in public schools.
He's mandated to attend alcohol seminars and placed on probation for one year with the judge staying the sentence for the third-degree DWI.
The court date stems from a Nov. 9 arrest where Simpson failed a field sobriety test after officers responded to calls about a stalled vehicle blocking the road.
Simpson, who caught 48 passes for 726 yards and one touchdown in the final season of his contract, served a three-game suspension for a felony drug charge in Kentucky.
Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider
Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.
Check out our partners at TiqIQ for the best deals on all games on the 2014 NFL schedule.
AUG 19 Jesse Lawrence
Seahawks, 49ers tickets lead most expensive Rivalry Game premiums on secondary market
AUG 19 Ari Nissim
A look at what the Panthers signal-caller can expect come contract time.
AUG 17 Jesse Lawrence
Ticket market suggests Alabama, Florida State favorites for National Championship.