26 Apr 2005
Bennie Blades, a former defensive back for the Lions, made $9 million in his career. He has six kids with six women, and he owes those kids hundreds of thousands of dollars in child support. Do you think Blades is the bad guy in this story? Michael Rosenberg, a Detroit Free Press columnist, doesn't. He thinks the bad guy is Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox, who's going after Blades. Read the story and tell me what you think.
It's a year of huge cornerback contracts, with A.J. Bouye and Stephon Gilmore breaking the bank. But will these big-money contracts, and the big-time gambles associated with them, pay off?