Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

26 Apr 2005

Bennie Blades, Deadbeat Dad

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.

Posted by: Michael David Smith on 26 Apr 2005