Life after the NFL has apparently not been kind to Marion Barber.
The former Dallas Cowboys star, who last played for the Chicago Bears in 2011, was detained and taken in for a mental health evaluation in June.
According to TMZ, the reason why Barber was taken in stemmed from an incident in Mansfield, Texas, in which he entered a church with a loaded gun.
TMZ’s report states...
Remember Marion Barber? Sure you do, he was that mediocre running back who had a couple of decent seasons on some mediocre Dallas Cowboys teams a few years ago. But from this point forward, feel free to remember him as the guy who flashed a loaded gun in church. Barber was arrested back in June […]
Still no exact word on why it was necessary to have this many police to talk to Marion Barber. It was obviously a serious situation, but thankfully it appears nothing bad happened to Barber.
Five marked police cars responded to the scene where former NFL star Marion Barber was arrested Sunday.
Witnesses tell us … when cops arrived to the scene, they spoke with Barber for roughly...
Former NFL and University of Minnesota running back Marion Barber III was taken to a Texas hospital Sunday night for mental observation, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
Barber, who was a standout for the Gophers from 2001-04, was not arrested, the report says, but was taken to the hospital in a squad car after Mansfield, Tex., police believed he needed to be hospitalized. Few...
Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber III was taken into custody Sunday by Mansfield police and escorted to a local hospital for mental evaluation.
Police said they received a 911 report of a man near the 700 block of Moore Road on Sunday, possible near a park. Officers interviewed the 31-year-old Barber and then took him to a nearby hospital for mental observation. Officials...
After Marion Barber III announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday, March 21, Dallas Cowboys fans have likely reflected on much fonder memories of “Marion the Barbarian” than the team from which he retired. The Chicago Bears faithful will probably remember Barber as the oaf who inevitably awoke the ravaged Tim Tebow-mania beast. I mean, he did
Fumble? What fumble? Facing a $10,000 fine for violating the NFL’s media policy, Bears running back Marion Barber reluctantly spoke to team-affiliated reporters at Halas Hall on Thursday. But he refused to address his crucial mistakes or anything related to his contribution to back-to-back losses...
Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber has ended his silence - sort of.
Barber's two late mistakes were crucial in the team's overtime loss to Denver on Sunday. He didn't talk to reporters after the game.
Barber spoke with the team's website and a local radio reporter Thursday and sidestepped his two gaffes in the 13-10 loss. Barber ran out of bounds to stop the...
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December 15, 2011
There are losses with names. The Bears loss to Carolina in the 2005 postseason will always be remembered as The Steve Smith Game. Number eighty-nine had about a thousand yards with the Bears refusing to double-cover him. Or tackle him at the line of scrimmage. Or stab him in the throat. This performance was compounded... Read more »
RICK MORRISSEY: Marion Barber’s locker looked like a teeny, tiny ghost town. Aside from a gray T-shirt hanging from a hook, it was a desolate place. It was almost as empty as the feeling the Bears had in the pit of their stomachs.