Barret Robbins, Wife Marisa Have Support System

HBO Real Sports recently profiled former Oakland Raider Barret Robbins as he attempts to recover from bi-polar disorder. Robbins is currently living in a halfway house in Houston as he rehabs following a violent confrontation with Miami police that left him nearly dead with two gunshot wounds. (Robbins attacked South Beach police in 2005 when they confronted him as he was breaking into a business.)

Barrett Robbins Wife Marisa Robbins Photos Video Real Sports With Andrea Kremer

(Marisa Robbins, estranged wife of Barret Robbins, with HBO’s Andrea Kremer)

Robbins claims to be doing better, though his football career is obviously over and his marriage is hanging by a thread. His estranged wife Marisa  and his two daughters currently live away from Robbins, in California.

So, why post about this now? Tell you after the jump.

When I saw the video of Mrs. Robbins talking to Andrea Kremer, my jaw dropped.


I hadn’t been able to figure out how to screen shot the vid - until now.

Melissa Lima Wife Of Jose Lima

(Wow, Melissa and Marisa are almost like … nah, that’s too easy)

UPDATE: Emailer notes Marisa’s remarkable resemblance to Melissa Lima, wife of former MLB pitcher Jose Lima.

Young Joins Race For NFL Crazy Man Of The Year

Tennessee Titan fans might think that Vince Young is driving you crazy with his erratic play, but lay off the guy: you’re actually driving him crazy. At least that’s what ESPN reports the team was worried about last night when they sent Nashville police on a search for the wayward quarterback after he went missing from his home for a four-hour stretch.

Vince Young

Clearly, Young has decided that if he can’t be the best player in the league, maybe he can be the most insane. While TO and Chad Ocho Cinco have a fair head start, Young is quickly catching up with recent antics. Maybe the NFL can add to the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award with something like the Barret Robbins Crazy Man of the Year to recognize the achievements of the sport’s true loons.

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