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Jamal Lewis, ex-Baltimore Ravens RB, reportedly arrested

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Former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns star Jamal Lewis was jailed briefly in Clayton County, Ga., for allegedly failing to pay child support, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

According to the newspaper, the 32-year-old former running back was released shortly after midnight Wednesday after he was charged with child abandonment, a misdemeanor.

Lewis won a Super Bowl with the Ravens after the 2000 season, and rushed for 2,066 yards in 2003 -- the second-highest total in NFL history. But he has fallen on hard times since his retirement in 2009. He filed for bankruptcy in April, listing $14.5 million in assets and $10.6 million in debts.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.



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