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Report: Ex-NFL running back Marion Barber brought loaded gun to church

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 that...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marion Barber Was Detained After Flashing Loaded Gun In Church

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...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marion Barber reportedly flashed loaded gun in church

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marion Barber Arrested For Flashing A Gun Loaded With Hollowtips In Church, NBD

The last month has not been a very good one for Cowboy Nation, has it? First Jerry Jones is photographed with some loose women, then...
Via COED
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboys Marion Barber Entered Church With Loaded Gun

In June, Marion Barber and police had a tense standoff outside of a church. More details have been revealed via TMZ. According to the police report, cops were first called to the scene after the former Dallas Cowboys star entered a church with a loaded 9mm handgun — and 3 magazines … containing 51 hollow-point bullets. When cops got to the church, officers say Barber seemed disoriented...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Took 5 Cop Cars & 2 Hours to Get Ex-Cowboys Marion Barber to Mental Hospital

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Marion Barber taken to hospital for mental observation

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...
Via Fox Sports North
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboy Barber in police custody and hospitalized

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboys RB Marion Barber Hospitalized for Mental Evaluation

It’s never fun to report on these types of things, but over the weekend, former Cowboys runningback Marion Barber was taken to a Mansfield, Texas-area hospital for a mental evaluation. The Mansfield police were called to Barber’s residence and upon arriving, determined that rather than arrest him, he needed to be evaluated by medical professionals. It is unclear at this point...
Via Cowboys Addicts
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Bears RB Arrested

Posted to Monsters of the MidwayAccording to TMZ Sports former Bears and Cowboys RB Marion Barber has been arrested and is being held for mental detention and observation. “Police tell TMZ Sports Barber was taken into custody at his home. However, sources tell us the incident for which Barber was arrested occurred at a nearby church. So far, it’s unclear exactly why Barber was...
Via Sports Mockery
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Marion Barber Arrested -- Ex-Cowboys Star Held For 'Mental Detention & Observation'

Marion Barber III -- former Dallas Cowboys running back -- was arrested in Texas yesterday ... TMZ Sports has confirmed. According to police records, Barber was arrested just after 8PM on Sunday night -- and he's being held for "mental detention and observation." Police tell TMZ Sports Barber was taken into custody at his home.
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL: Ex-Dallas Cowboys Marion Barber Arrested

(Photo by Jason from Charlotte, NC via wikimediacommons.org) It seems the NFL is plagued with players and former players getting arrested for minor offenses, and some that are quite serious in nature. According to TMZ.com, former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber was arrested in Texas for reasons not yet disclosed. Police records indicate the arrest occurred at 8 pm on Sunday...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboys RB Marion Barber Arrested & Being Held For Mental Evaluation

Details are sketchy at this time. Marion Barber III — former Dallas Cowboys running back — was arrested in Texas yesterday … TMZ Sports has confirmed. According to police records, Barber was arrested just after 8PM on Sunday night — and he’s being held for “mental detention and observation.” Police tell TMZ Sports Barber was taken into custody at his home. However...
Via Thacover2
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboys Marion Barber Arrested & Being Held For Mental Evaluation

Details of the arrest are scarce, but here is what we know so far. Marion Barber III — former Dallas Cowboys running back — was arrested in Texas yesterday … TMZ Sports has confirmed. According to police records, Barber was arrested just after 8PM on Sunday night — and he’s being held for “mental detention and observation.” Police tell TMZ Sports Barber was taken into...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

#ThrowbackThursday Video: Marion Barber and the Best Two-Yard Run Ever

Marion Barber was a perfect example of a player that was built for being a part of a running back by committee. He was strong and powerful, but not the kind of guy that was going to break ankles or anything. That being said, the man was toughness personified on the field and he proved that hear by refusing to go down no matter who hit him.It would have been nice if he didn't...
Via FatManWriting
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 3: Worst running back draft picks in Jets history

There’s something to be said for a strong running game. It takes the pressure off of the passing game, helps an offense stay ahead of the sticks and can ice a close game. And when it comes down to it, it still helps win championships. The following players, however, did very little of these things, and that’s what lands them on the list of worst Jets running backs in team history...
Via cover32 - Jets
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Cowboys Miss Marion Barber

Based on a search I ran on Pro-Football-Reference, the Cowboys have a combined record of 223-11 in games where they led by at least 10 points in the fourth quarter. Here is my Facebook post about this search: Post by Know Your Dallas Cowboys. Between 2005 and 2010, the Cowboys could and often would turn to running back Marion Barber, who had a knack for making key first downs...
Via Know Your Dallas Cowboys: The Blog
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Mitch Leidner named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner earned honors Monday for his efforts in his first career start Saturday against San Jose State. Leidner was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week after he ran for four touchdowns and 151 rushing yards in the Gophers' 43-24 win over the Spartans. He became just the second quarterback in team history to rush for four touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports North
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Felix Jones on Eagles roster bubble

Felix Jones may be at the end of his NFL career. The former first round pick of the Dallas Cowboys struggled last year when thrust into full-time duty and now may fail to earn a roster spot with divisional rival Philadelphia. Jones, 26, has little left in the tank and Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com speculates that his “career might be over.” As has seemingly been the case in his...
Via Tireball.com
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam Hurd ordered to jail in drug case

A judge has ordered former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd jailed indefinitely for allegedly failing drug tests and attempting to arrange a drug deal while out on bond facing charges of trying to start a marijuana and cocaine distribution network. Hurd's bond was revoked by U.S. Magistrate Jeff Kaplan on Tuesday during a hearing attended by former teammate Marion Barber and several...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Jersey Numbers: Updates for Nos. 21 through 25

Running back Marion Barber wore #24 while playing in six seasons in Dallas. Here is another update to the greatest Dallas Cowboys by their jersey numbers. This entry focuses on numbers 21 through 25. #21 Nobody is going to overtake Deion Sanders as the greatest player to wear #21. Since 2008, both Pacman Jones and Mike Jenkins have worn the number. Jenkins made the Pro Bowl in 2009...
Via Know Your Dallas Cowboys: The Blog
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

With the 106th Pick, The Seahawks Select....

....Robert Turbin, RB, Utah State.   The Seahawks get instant value in the fourth round with this 5'10", 222-pound bruiser of a back. Turbin is a punishing, physical runner who's drawn comparisons to Marion Barber in his prime, and, wait for it -- Marshawn Lynch. Turbin should be able to step in immediately and be a serviceable backup to Lynch, as both runners have...
Via Seahawk Addicts
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Marion Barber III: The legacy left in Dallas

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
Via The Penalty Flag
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears RB Marion Barber, Colts RT Ryan Diem Announce Retirement

Photo Via BlackSportsOnline.com A former fourth-rounder selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2005 NFL Draft, Marion Barber announced his decision to retire on Friday. “I want to thank everyone who helped me become a better player,” Barber told ChicagoBears.com. “I owe a lot to a lot of coaches, and am also very grateful to the owners and organizations I played for. Last but...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber to call it quits

Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber has decided to hand up the cleats after this season, announcing on Friday that he has made the decision to retire. Barber, 28, began his career with the Dallas Cowboys. His power running style lent to his nickname, Marion the Barbarian in his early years with the Cowboys. Despite never rushing for more than 1,000 yards in a single season...
Via thepigskinreport.com
March 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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