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Minnesota Vikings Love Boat ScandalPut 17 stars of the Minnesota Vikings on a pair of houseboats with prostitutes flown in from Atlanta and Florida and nothing bad is sure to happen, right? Wrong. After the players allegedly performed some pretty freaky sexual acts in front of the 90 people aboard the boats in 2005, photos hit the Internet and criminal misdemeanor charges followed.
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Lawrence Taylor's Sex and DrugsLawrence Taylor is easily one of the best defensive players to ever play in the NFL but unfortunately also one of the most controversial. Among drug arrests and a failed acting career, a 52-year-old LT was back in the headlines in 2011 for pleading guilty to sexual misconduct with a 16-year-old girl.
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Joe Namath vs. Suzy Kolber"Broadway Joe" Namath has said many notable things during his time as a New York Jet and in the time following, including accurately guaranteeing a Super Bowl victory and in this case, drunkenly professing his love for a reporter on live TV. Yes, right after Joe Namath described himself as a "quality, classy quarterback," he told Suzy Kolbert, "I wanna kiss you...YEAH!!!" Classy indeed.
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New England Patriots SpygateRight at the height of their dynasty years which included four Super Bowl appearances in seven years, the New England Patriots became the most despised team in the league after they were caught videotaping the defensive signals of their opponents, specifically the New York Jets. The Pats were fined $250,000 and stripped of a first-round draft pick while head coach Bill Belichick set a new record with his fine of $500,000.
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Paul Hornung-Alex Karras Betting ScandalIn one of the earliest scandals in NFL history, two Pro Bowl members of the Green Bay Packers went from being the biggest stars of the league to the most disliked. Paul Hornung and Alex Karras both received suspensions for the 1963 season for betting on NFL games but fans and former NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle were both forgiving, later reinstating both players and even allowing Hornung to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame later on.
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