JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson insists he wasn't under the influence of drugs or alcohol when he fell asleep behind the wheel of his car and rolled through a red light and into a retention pond this month.
Robinson was cited for careless driving a week after the July 3 incident, and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office's launched an internal investigation into the actions of officers who responded to the scene.
Robinson says ''I'm truly blessed that nothing happened to nobody.''
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Robinson says he ''ended up dozing off'' at the intersection a little after 4 a.m. after a ''busy day.'' The former Michigan star added that he ''probably should have just stayed in.''
The 25-year-old Robinson and a female passenger, his cousin, were unhurt. One officer questioned Robinson and determined he was not impaired. But according to police, he was not tested for drugs and alcohol.
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