Ex-Lion Charles Rogers Charged With Drunk Driving; World Yawns

Neil FerroContributor ISeptember 17, 2009

Detroit Lions wide receiver Charles Rogers watches play during  a Thanksgiving Day game, November 24, 2005, at Ford Field, Detroit.  The Atlanta Falcons defeated the Lions 27 - 7.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Ex-NFL wide receiver Charles Rogers was arrested and charged with drunk driving yesterday.

Rogers was found passed out in his car at around 2 PM, and had to be revived by emergency personnel. He took (and failed) a sobriety test, and was detained by police.

Rogers' bond is set at $50,000.

The NFL bust had been the subject of an offseason Outside The Lines segment regarding his difficulties with a recurring collarbone injury as well as marijuana and painkiller addiction, which profoundly affected his speed and ability during his brief period with the Detroit Lions.

Read the full story here.

Related

    One Player on Each Team Who Is Set to Disappoint

    Detroit Lions logo
    Detroit Lions

    One Player on Each Team Who Is Set to Disappoint

    Doug Farrar
    via Bleacher Report

    One Player on Each Team Who Is Set to Disappoint

    NFL logo
    NFL

    One Player on Each Team Who Is Set to Disappoint

    Doug Farrar
    via Bleacher Report

    LAC Scout Was Why Lamar Didn't Run 40

    NFL logo
    NFL

    LAC Scout Was Why Lamar Didn't Run 40

    Alec Nathan
    via Bleacher Report

    TJ Jones Will Face Stiff Competition for 4th WR Spot

    Detroit Lions logo
    Detroit Lions

    TJ Jones Will Face Stiff Competition for 4th WR Spot

    Erik Schlitt
    via Lions Wire