NFL Rumors: Former Raider Henry Ruggs Could Go Back To Jail For Another Bad Decision

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Ernesto Cova

It's been a complicated couple of weeks for former Las Vegas Raiders wideout Henry Ruggs III.

The former first-round pick out of Alabama was involved in a car crash that ended the life of 23-year-old Tina Tintor and his dog.

Ruggs was reportedly driving at 156 mph when he impacted Tintor's vehicle. The woman got trapped inside and her car caught fire.

The Raiders didn't waste time in parting ways with the 22-year-old athlete, who was released on $150,000 bail and placed on house arrest.

Judge Orders Ruggs To Show Up To Court

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But it seems like not even going through one of the worst experiences one could imagine was enough to keep Ruggs in check.

According to a report by The Guardian, a judge has ordered Ruggs to appear before her after he failed one of his mandatory daily alcohol tests.

The Alabama product's blood-alcohol level was 0.16% at the time of the crash, which is twice the legal limit in the state of Nevada.

Now, He's required to undergo four daily alcohol tests, replying to a call or text message by blowing into a device that tests his alcohol level.

Ruggs Was Spotted Playing NBA 2K Shortly After His Release

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"Ruggs could face a return to jail. A judge who set his bail at $150,000 warned Ruggs directly that if he didn’t comply with release restrictions he faced rearrest," read the report.

Even so, the former 12th overall pick didn't seem too worried about his future.

As a matter of fact, he was even spotted playing NBA 2K with his friend and former teammate DeVonta Smith just hours after being released on bail, per Daily Snark.

Needless to say, fans didn't have the friendliest reaction when they spotted him.

Ruggs' Camp Blames Firefighters For Fatal Crash

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Henry Ruggs is facing serious legal turmoil right now.

His camp is trying to blame firefighters for an alleged late response that led to Tintor's death, according to The Daily Beast:

"In their court filing, Ruggs’ lawyers wrote that “firemen did not attempt to extinguish the fire at Ms. Tintor’s vehicle for approximately 20 minutes at which time the entire vehicle was engulfed in flames. Firefighters were “in a position to extinguish the vehicle fire while it was in its infancy stages and failed to do so,” they alleged," said the report.

Needless to say, a spokesperson from the firefighters' department was quick to deny these allegations.

Ruggs Faces A Lot Of Time In Prison

Henry Ruggs | Instagram

The former wide receiver will have a preliminary hearing of evidence in early December and could face a lot of time behind bars:

"Each charge carries two years of mandatory prison time for a conviction, and as much as 20 years each," reports The Guardian. "Ruggs also faces two felony reckless driving counts and a misdemeanor weapon charge after police said a loaded handgun was found in his wrecked sports car."

This is just a sad way for two lives and a promising career to end.

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