NFL: Oakland Raiders Running Back Michael Bush Arrested for Drinking and Driving

February 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Early Saturday morning, Oakland Raiders running back Michael Bush was arrested for operating while intoxicated (OWI), which is essentially a DUI.
As an unrestricted free agent, he couldn't have picked a worse time to get arrested.  Bush is expected to seek out a starting job somewhere, and this incident only diminishes his value.
Throughout his career, Bush has capitalized on every opportunity to carry the load for his team.
At the time of the draft, Bush was behind fan favorite Justin Fargas on the depth chart. When the Raiders drafted Darren McFadden, Bush slid down another notch, but every time he filled in for Fargas or McFadden, put up big numbers.
It remains to be seen whether or not he can carry the load for a team for the duration of a season though.
Despite this incident, I'd love for him to come back to Oakland.  I think he'll learn from this experience and become a better person.  Hopefully he scales back the drinking, and next ti...

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