(Author’s Note: The picture of Joey Harrington to the right has absolutely nothing to do with this story, other than the fact that the silky fingered pianist and purported quarterback once donned the silver and blue. However, it is hilarious, and this story concerns the Lions, so there it is.)
Anyway, I just read a pretty crazy and ridiculous story over at ProFootballTalk.com. Apparently, while Rudi Johnson was meeting with Matt Millen in Detroit to finalize his new contract, Johnsonâ€™s bags were stolen. The culprit? None other than Tatum Bell, the man whom Johnson will be replacing on the depth chart.
According to the story, Johnson left his bags sitting outside of Millenâ€™s office and when he came out, they were gone. But there was surveillance footage showing Bell pilfering the sacs (I had toâ€¦I know itâ€™s a baseball phrase, and that it should be spelled sacksâ€¦but who cares, this story about the Detroit Lions). He then took them to some chicks house and made up an excuse about he thought they were somebody elseâ€™s that he knew.
Ummâ€¦I know that NFL players are stupid, but I guess I didnâ€™t realize the full extent. Well done Tatum. You succeeded in doing the impossible: making someone in Detroit look dumber than Matt Millen.
This guy, however, is a genius: