Former NFL running back Jerome Bettis, also known as "the Bus," is back in the news. In a new book, he claims that he faked an injury during the 2000 training camp so the Pittsburgh Steelers wouldn't cut him.
Bettis says the Steelers were going to cut him and go with Richard Huntley as their RB, so The Bus says he pretended he injured his knee to avoid being released.
Following the supposed injury, Bettis ran for 1,341 yards and inked a new $30 million contract. Huntley was released after...Read Full Story
Get to know Jerome Bettis, one of the NFL's all-time leading rushers and a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl XL Championship team.