Since the NFL lockout began we, the NFL fanbase, have been consumed with stories of players stepping up to hold players only workouts. Drew Brees, Tony Romo, Matt Cassel, Colt McCoy, and Matt Sanchez have all organized workouts. With
busty Bengals’ QB Carson Palmer is organizing workouts too, just that they are with his personal trainer, and his cell phone turned off.
But the NFL offseason for bloggers is traditionally dominated by the other ways that players step up. Oh sure, we’ve had a field day with the James Harrison interview recently, and perhaps we all chuckled a bit by Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones’ latest misunderstanding, but where is a good old fashioned domestic assault to report when you need it? Enter Bengals’ runningback and free agent-if-the-season-ever-starts-again:
Bring joy to my empty existence, Profootballtalk.com:
Benson has been arrested and jailed in Travis County, Texas. He’s charged with assault causing bodily injury to a family member.
Even still, it’s good to see other Bengals players are taking time to get their fans exciting about another horrendous season. Ownership is doing their part too, FRONT PAGE ON THE WSJ! Oh, and out of journalistic fairness, I will also link the Bengals’ rebuttal. My girlfriend loves Harry Potter, but I just don’t like to read fiction. Unless it’s Penthouse Forum.