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13 years ago this Saturday on July 28, 1999, legendary running back Barry Sanders shocked the Detroit Lions and the National Football League by faxing a retirement letter to his hometown newspaper, the Wichita Eagle, in Kansas. The 30-year-old Sanders, … Continue reading →
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I’ve written all offseason about the knuckleheaded, entitled and invincible attitude of NFL players during their time off. It seems every day there is a new report about a player being arrested and what, if any, discipline the league will bring down upon them. In the case of cornerback Aaron Berry, it can’t be worse than what the Lions did to him.
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Many have speculated about the future of Aaron Berry with the Detroit Lions following his 2nd arrest of the offseason this past weekend, and the Lions have made their move, cutting the troubled cornerback due to personal conduct.
While the move to cut Berry is likely met with little to no resistance from fans, it can't be ignored that such a move weakens an already deplorable...
The Lions’ off-the-field run-ins with police this offseason have been so abundant that they probably could fill an entire season of “Cops.”
The latest incident resulted in the team releasing cornerback Aaron Berry, who was arrested for the second time in less than a month after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at three people in Pennsylvania over the weekend.
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The Detroit Lions released cornerback Aaron Berry today after he was arrested for the second time this off-season (Credit: AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Yesterday, the Lions released a statement saying “We are extremely disappointed by the reports involving Aaron Berry“. Today, they took action.
The Detroit Lions released cornerback Aaron Berry after his second off-season arrest. Dave...
This piece is also featured on Lions101.com Another offseason weekend brought yet another Detroit Lions arrest. This time, it was another repeat offender. Aaron Berry, he of the recent DUI troubles, was busted in Pennsylvania for assault and brandishing a … Continue reading →
The Detroit Lions have signed former New York Jets cornerback Justin Miller as they try to fill a position weakened by their dismissal of the legally challenged Aaron Berry and the loss to injury of Chris Greenwood.
The Lions said Wednesday that they signed Miller and cut wide receiver Marcus Harris.
Miller was drafted by the Jets in 2005 and last played for the team in 2009.
The Detroit Lions have cut cornerback Aaron Berry, two days after he was arrested for the second time this offseason.
On Tuesday, Detroit discarded OT Johnny Culbreath, who was replaced with the addition of Jonathan Scott. On Monday, the Lions let go of projected starting cornerback Aaron Berry following his second arrest of the offseason.
And on Wednesday, the team picked up two replacements at cornerback—both ex-Jets—Justin Miller and Drew Coleman.
Photo Credit: NewYorkJets.com