NFL follies

By MATT TAIBBI  |  April 8, 2009

Authorities in Warren County, Ohio (near Cincinnati), say Snyder entered the home of his neighbors, Brad and Eugenia Roberts, in the early morning hours of March 30 and beat the two with his fists and an alarm clock before abruptly leaving. He was tracked down by a police dog and arrested within minutes. Later, while in jail, he allegedly beat the crap out of another inmate. Snyder's been charged with burglary and aggravated assault; his attorney says he won't speak. Needless to say, a judge has ordered a psychological evaluation.

It's been a while since we've seen a sports crime combine violence and crazy to this degree. Give Snyder 70 points, and a spot near the top of our list.

When he's not googling "the Carson show" and "dentists drilled," Matt Taibbi writes for Rolling Stone. He can be reached

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