The NFL has positively impacted the lives of many players, but there are sinister signs of negative effects as well. Many players have all the glory and fame when they play in this sport, but later disappear from the limelight. There’s even some evidence that the injuries inflicted on these players can make them violent and unstable. The real scary part is that some of these injuries often go unseen or unreported.
In some players, complications develop early, even before they quit the game. Of course the evidence isn’t conclusive as to whether these athletes were criminals to start or became unhinged as a result of the injuries they sustained playing football. Ultimately it’s up to you to decide for yourself. These crimes only get more severe and horrific as we progress, so prepare yourself.
We present to you the most gruesome and horrible crimes of all time committed by NFL players:
1. Mark Ingram
Mark used to play for the New York Giants, Miami Dolphins and Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles as a wide receiver before he crossed the law. It was at Michigan that Mark Ingram played the role of receiver, a position he played during high school and for the rest of his professional career.
Mark was charged with money laundering and fraud. He was sentenced to seven years in prison and up to 5 years for money laundering. An arrest warrant was issued when he failed to show up at the federal prison in Kentucky.
He was later arrested in 2009 in a hotel at Michigan. Of course fraud isn’t that severe of a crime to most people, but this is only the tip of the iceberg.