Found November 02, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Paris Lenon was a Green Bay rookie in 2002 when he received his Packers indoctrination. Every year at training camp, the club has a tradition featuring kids bringing their bikes to Lambeau Field, sticking pegs in the back-wheel spokes, carrying a players helmet and hitching a ride across Oneida St. to the clubs practice facility while 250- and 300-pound players pedal bikes never intended for such abuse. Lenons 10-year-old companion, Melissa, had a particularly small bike, so Lenons knees regularly hit the handlebars when he pedaled. I was like, 'Man, I wish you had a bigger bike, Lenon told Melissa. The next year she came, she had a bigger bike and it was all good. Not quite. Melissa was attending band camp for the first week of 2003 training camp. Without her, Lenon chose another girl -- until Melissa returned and delivered a harsh rebuke to the interloper. Leaving practice, the girl whose bike I rode came up to me, Lenon said. She informed me that she wasnt...
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