Cardinals not anxious by 2nd-rounder Kirk's pre-draft arrest

Report: Christian Kirk arrested for drunken behavior following golf tournament in Phoenix

Perhaps the goal of that pre-draft visit was to learn more about the Texas A&M product's character after he was arrested back in early February, months before the draft, for disorderly conduct and property damage.

According to azcentral.com, before this spring's draft, Kirk was arrested.at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, of all places.

Even though news of Christian Kirk's February arrest just became public knowledge on Monday, NFL teams apparently knew about it before the draft. Police said both were intoxicated.

According to TMZ Sports, the officer wrote the following in the police report: "I further noticed the grinding movement of his jaw and continued blank stare. As they were walking through a parking lot, security personnel observed them throwing rocks at cars and breaking a window of at least one of them", the police told the newspaper.

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Kirk, a wide receiver who starred at Saguaro High School before playing for Texas A&M, was selected by the Cardinals in the second round of last month's National Football League draft.

"We spoke with Christian about it at length and also looked into it independently", a team spokesperson told the Republic. The Cardinals stressed that they won't be issuing any further comment while the case remains pending. "We did our own independent research on it and we felt very good about the information that we received", coach Steve Wilks said.

The Cardinals drafted Kirk in the second round.

Kirk never missed a game in three seasons with the Aggies and ended his time in College Station as one of the top receivers in school history.

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