You have to be a little nuts - with absolutely no regard for your body - to make a career out of returning kicks and punts in the NFL.
The Detroit Lions are in need of one of those fearless maniacs. Stefan Logan handled both duties last season but was unproductive and not re-signed. The jobs will be up for grabs when training camp opens in late July with several candidates in the mix.
One of those with the most experience is Micheal Spurlock, who was signed earlier this month as a free agent.
In six years in the league, Spurlock has returned a total of 58 punts (9.9-yard average) and 89 kicks (24.8 average). He's taken two punts and three kickoffs for touchdowns, one of each last season with San Diego.
"Both of them are dangerous jobs," Spurlock said. "It's living your life in the fast lane. I just enjoy it."
For guys like Spurlock, an undrafted player coming out of Mississippi in 2006, it's helped secure a regular paycheck.
He's contributed as a receiver - 46 catches in 48 ga...