Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 5/14/13
Detroit Lions DE Ronnell Lewis tweeted an apology to fans for his part in an incident in Norman, OK last month.  Lewis used Twitter to apologize to “everyone” and by that I presume he means fans, coaches, management and his teammates.  He claims to have learned from his adventure and seems to commit to the idea that it won’t happen again.  Good enough. With his Tweets, Lewis has inadvertently put himself and the Lions staff in a touchy situation.  Should Lewis become embroiled in another event of similar magnitude or greater, it will come down to what the Lions coaching staff and managers have to do about it.  Like parents with the other kids watching, the discipline must not only be punitive where Lewis would be concerned, but would also have to send a clear message to everyone else present... Read more
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