News & Notes: Ex-Bear Benson In Trouble With The Law Once Again, Jim McMahon In A Car Accident and The Status of The Hall Of Fame Game

Ex-Bears running back Cedric Benson has gotten in trouble with the law too much in his six years in the NFL. The former first-round pick out of the University of Texas has again found his way behind bars.
Benson was arrested on an assault charge and was released from jail at 2 p.m. on Sunday after posting a $10,000 bail.
Travis County sheriff’s spokesman Roger Wade said Benson was arrested in downtown Austin on a misdemeanor count of assault with bodily injury with family violence.
Benson’s attorney, Sam Basset considers the “family violence” aspect of the charge erroneous “since the alleged male victim no longer is Mr. Benson’s household member and was not a household member for the past few days.”
Benson could face a suspension from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell once the lockout is lifted. Benson is a free-agent, who is coming off two straight 1,000 yard campaigns as a member of the Cincinnati

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