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Vikings' Jabari Price pleads guilty to careless driving

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jabari Price pleaded guilty this week to a misdemeanor charge of careless driving, following his December arrest on a DWI charge in Minneapolis, according to Hennepin County court records.

Price, a seventh-round pick in 2014, will do 30 days of electronic home monitoring and pay a $300 fine. His sentence allows him a daily work release to the Vikings' practice facility.

The cornerback was arrested on Interstate 35W early on Dec. 29, following the Vikings' final game of the 2014 season. He had a blood-alcohol content of .13 percent -- over Minnesota's legal limit of .08 percent -- and was booked in the Hennepin County jail. His plea for a lesser sentence allows him to avoid jail time, but it remains to be seen if Price will face a suspension under the NFL's updated personal conduct policy, which calls for tougher handling of DWI cases.

The 22-year-old Price played 14 games for the Vikings last season, seeing 46 defensive snaps while earning most of his time on special teams.