ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 16: Michael Turner #33 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes upfield against the Cincinnati Bengals at Georgia Dome on August 16, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons Coach Is 'Very Disappointed' In Michael Turner's Arrest

Michael Turner was busted for DUI the morning after the Falcons beat the Broncos on Monday Night Football.

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Michael Turner Arrest: Atlanta HC Mike Smith Comments

Following the arrest of running back Michael Turner on charges of driving under the influence and speeding, head coach Mike Smith was asked to comment. On Tuesday, he told the media,

"First and foremost, anytime a player sheds negatively on our football team and organization, we are very disappointed. This is a legal matter that it's very well defined how we have to proceed with it through the League, and we'll let the process run its course. I've spoken with Michael. We've had a conversation and like all conversations with my players I would like to keep those internal. He knows that we're disappointed in the decisions that he made after the ballgame last night."

Turner was out celebrating, following a 27-21 victory over the Denver Broncos on Monday night. He was originally clocked at 32 mph over the speed limit.

Read more on the Falcons at The Falcoholic and SB Nation Atlanta.

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Michael Turner Arrested: Falcons Issue Statement

The Atlanta Falcons released a statement following the arrest of their starting running back Michael Turner on Tuesday morning. Turner, just hours after helping lead the Falcons to a 27-21 win against the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.

He was booked into the Gwinnett County Jail and released on a $2,179 bond, according to reports.

Here is what the Falcons had to say about the situation:

Turner had 17 rush attempts for 42 yards and scored the first touchdown of the game on Monday night.

Read more on the Falcons at The Falcoholic and SB Nation Atlanta.

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Michael Turner Arrested For DUI After Falcons Beat Broncos, According To Report

Not long after helping the Atlanta Falcons defeat the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football, Falcons' running back Michael Turner landed in the Gwinnett County Jail, charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding, according to a report by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution containing jail records.

Turner, 30, of Suwanee, was booked into the jail just after 5 a.m., and was released about two hours later on $2,179 bond, the report said. There were no details on the arrest.

Just hours earlier, Turner had 17 rush attempts for 42 yards and a touchdown as the Falcons avoided a late-game rally by the Broncos to improve their record to 2-0. Turner's touchdown was the first of the game, coming on a short, three-play drive following an interception thrown by Peyton Manning.

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