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Reports from ABC Detroit confirmed that cornerback Aaron Berry was arrested last Saturday morning in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police also arrested Berry for two counts of causing accidental damage to an unattended vehicle and two counts of failure to stop and give information to law enforcement, according to ABC Detroit. This is bad news for both Berry and the Lions' organization as both were on an upswing. The Detroit Lions, of course, won ten games last season and reached the playoffs for the first time since 1999. As for Berry, earlier this month he was a favorite for one of the starting cornerback jobs for the Lions. Berry is entering his third year out of Pittsburgh. Although DUIs are always bad press for NFL teams, ultimately it will not end up being a big deal. Berry will probably apologize and as long as he stays out of trouble, he can earn his starting role. Rotoworld thinks otherwise, however, as the website reports ...
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