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Details in police report conflict with Benson's account of arrest

Updated: May 6, 2008, 3:56 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Chicago Bears running back Cedric Benson had bloodshot eyes, a "strong" alcohol odor and slurred speech when stopped by authorities while boating last weekend on Lake Travis near Austin, Texas, according to a police report released Monday.

Details in the report differ greatly from Benson's account of his arrest, which occurred Saturday night after the 30-foot boat was stopped for a random safety inspection, police said.

Benson said he will fight the misdemeanor charges against ...

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