Ex-NFL WR Jackson Dies in Motorcycle Accident – Former NFL wide receiver Michael Jackson died in a motorcycle accident Friday in his hometown of Tangipahoa, Louisiana, according to police. Jackson, who played for the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens, was 48. Jackson’s motorcycle was traveling “at a high rate of speed” around 1 a.m. Friday when it crashed into a car that was backing out of a parking space and into both lanes of the highway, police said. Jackson struck the driver’s side door, and both Jackson and the driver were killed, according to police.
LB McClain Arrested on Drug, Firearm Charges – Linebacker Rolando McClain was arrested Friday in Alabama on firearm and drug charges, police said. Hartselle police spokesman Lt. Justin Barley told Decaturdaily.com that police stopped the car McClain was in because of a window tint violation on Friday afternoon. When an officer approached the car, he smelled marijuana and proceeded to search the vehicle. As he did, he found marijuana and a gun. Among the charges for McClain, 27, were possession of marijuana and carrying a firearm without a permit. He was booked into Morgan County Jail on $2,000 bond.