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.

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