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A new video has emerged of Indianapolis Colts Owner Jim Irsay being arrested for the DUI that saw him suspended for the first six games of this season.

It is common knowledge that Irsay was arrested back in March and has since been through rehab and served a lengthy ban from Colts games.

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Irsay was pulled over and given the standard tests to test his level of inebriation and from the video it is clear that he was in a bad way.

The video uploaded by TMZ is from a dash cam from the police vehicle and shows the entire incident as Irsay is clearly struggling with movement.

Struggling to stand upright, stumbling and wobbling are just a big insight into how intoxicated Irsay was.

Irsay was found with multiple painkillers in his system, including oxycodone and hydrocodone and clearly in no fit state to drive.

He pled guilty to one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and was sentenced to one-year on probation, he also received a six game ban from the NFL and fined $500,000.

This is the second big video released by the celebrity gossip website this year that has shown a big event in the NFL but Irsay could be said to be luckier than the last victim.

Irsay luckier than Rice?

TMZ were also the site that released the CCTV footage of former Baltimore Ravens Runningback Ray Rice assaulting his now wife.

Irsay has now served his punishment from the NFL and is therefore more fortunate than Rice who was initially banned by the NFL but then had his ban increased after the footage was released.

Following the release of the video, Rice was subsequently released by the Ravens and then banned indefinitely from the NFL.

The Ray Rice issue is still a very touchy subject within the NFL these days but Irsay can probably consider himself luckier than the disgraced former Ravens player.

See what he's missed

Irsay has missed the opening six games of the Colts season in which they have gone 4-2 with their last victory coming on the road over the Houston Texans.

Despite initially going 0-2 after losses to the Denver Broncos and Philadelphia Eagles, the Colts are now on a four game winning streak.

They welcome the 3-1-1 Cincinnati Bengals this Sunday to the Lucas Oil Stadium and Irsay - on his return to Colts gameday, will surely be hoping they can make it five in a row.

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