Lawrence Taylor, the New York Giants All-Pro linebacker, had no drugs in his system when he was arrested on an alcohol-related charge, police said Saturday.
"There were no drugs," state police Capt. Thomas B. Gallagher said in reporting on the results of a urine test.Results had not been expected until next week, but Gallagher said the New Jersey State Police laboratory in Little Falls was opened Friday, a state holiday, to do the analysis.
"We felt that in all fairness to Mr. Taylor, the tests should be done immediately," he said.
The Giants linebacker underwent drug rehabilitation twice in the last three years, the second time after being suspended for 30 days by the NFL last August for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
The urine sample was taken after Taylor was arrested early Friday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. State police said they found him sleeping behind the wheel of his Jeep on the shoulder of the Garden State Parkway.