Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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We knew that former Detroit Lions’ wide receiver Charles Rogers was in a lot of trouble last weekend when he had warrants for his arrest, but we didn’t know that one of them was for threatening his own mother. That is how bad it is for the NFL bust.

Rogers turned himself into authorities yesterday and went before a judge, dressed in a lime green suit with a T-shirt underneath. Impressive way to present yourself in court. Rogers faces several charges, including conspiracy to make a threatening phone call to his own mother. His uncle was the other party involved.

Rogers was released on a $7500 bond following the arraignment, with the judge providing the leeway because he turned himself in. He does have to report this weekend for fingerprinting.

Rogers flamed out of the NFL after a stellar career at Michigan State. He has faced several setbacks in life, self-inflicted, since being cut by then Lions. He attempted a comeback last year, but no NFL teams showed an interest.

H/T MLive.com

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