Yesterday, the Lions released a statement saying “We are extremely disappointed by the reports involving Aaron Berry“. Today, they took action.
The Detroit Lions released cornerback Aaron Berry after his second off-season arrest. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press said after discussions today, the team made the decision to release the troubled cornerback. He took to Twitter to announce the news:
Source tells me Lions have decided to release CB Aaron Berry after his latest arrest and discussions today
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) July 23, 2012
Berry was arrested this weekend on three charges of simple assault, which marked the seventh arrest this offseason (including Berry’s second, after an earlier drunk driving charge) for the Lions.