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Inside Slant: July 2-6

Johnson will not face DUI charges in Arizona

Tank Johnson says that he was not surprised when the Bears chose to release him, yet he was relieved by the decision. The embattled defensive tackle will not be charged with DUI in Arizona after the results of his blood test came back just below the legal limit for alcohol, but the organization has no regrets about waiving him. Get the Inside Slant from the NFL experts at

INSIDE SLANT According to a press release issued by his lawyer, Lorna Propes, former Bears defensive tackle Tank Johnson was informed on Thursday by Gilbert, Ariz., police that no charges will be filed against him in connection with a traffic stop that occurred June 22, and ultimately led to his being cut by the Bears. "I am not surprised by this decision, but I am relieved," Johnson said... Recommended Stories