There are rumblings that Detroit is not only in the hunt for Asomugha, but in the lead thanks to the prospect of playing behind what is arguably the most talents defensive line in football. The Jets want him, everyone knows that. Washington seldom lets a marquee player pass without at least throwing an offer his way and there are whispers of Dallas and Atlanta remaining in the picture.
Jim Arnold lived the American football dream. He played for his hometown Dalton, Ga., high school, earned a scholarship to Vanderbilt University and went on to an All-Pro NFL career as a punter.
But now that he’s 50 and marking time until he qualifies for his NFL pension, he’s restless over the outcome of the contract dispute between owners and players — and what it might mean to retired players.
Topics:Detroit Lions, Jim Arnold, Marty Morhinweg, Stephen Tulloch
About the Author
Zac Snyder got hooked on the Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.