Eric Warfield

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Eric Warfield
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Warfield at 2006 New England Patriots training camp
No. 44, 23
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1976-03-03) March 3, 1976 (age 43)
Texarkana, Arkansas
Career information
High school: Texarkana (AR) Arkansas
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 1998  / Round: 7 / Pick: 216
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:392
Sacks:1.0
Interceptions:20
Player stats at NFL.com

Eric Andrew Warfield (born March 3, 1976) is a former professional football player. He was drafted by the Chiefs in the 7th round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nebraska. Warfield also spent a portion of the 2006 offseason with the New England Patriots.

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Professional career

Kansas City Chiefs

Warfield finished the 2004 NFL season with 45 tackles after three straight years of over 70. He also intercepted four passes (one for a touchdown), and forced two fumbles in 2004.

In 2005, Warfield struggled with legal issues that threatened his NFL career. On March 3, he was convicted of a third DUI charge and was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 80 days of house arrest. [1] In the wake of this incident, the NFL suspended Warfield for the first four games of the 2005 season. [2]

New England Patriots

On April 3, 2006, Warfield was signed by the New England Patriots but was released shortly after training camp, never playing in a regular season game for the team.

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