Two monster seasons at Michigan State made Rogers seem like a money pick for the Lions at the time.
Leinart, a Heisman Trophy winner, was supposed to take over for Kurt Warner when the veteran QB was finished in Arizona. That remained the plan until 2010, when Leinart lost the job to Derek Anderson and was released. Leinard did start 17 games throughout his Cardinals tenure but managed just seven wins and 10 losses.
Two monster seasons at Michigan State made Rogers seem like a money pick for the Lions at the time. Then his rookie season was derailed by injuries. Then, in 2005, a violation of the NFL’s drug policy got him suspended. When the Lions dumped Rogers in 2006, nobody else wanted him. The former college star managed just 36 catches and four touchdowns during his three years in Detroit.
Another great part of the whole journey was what happened after Westbrook did break the record. Numerous NBA players tweeted and instagrammed their congratulations and surprise at the feat. LeBron James, who is a big fan of Robertson, had a video marveling at Westbrook breaking a record that he thought would stand forever.
Then in the Thunder’s last game, during a special presentation held for Westbrook for his feat, Oscar Robertson himself led the crowd in MVP chants for the man who surpassed him.
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