(670 The Score) Former Super Bowl champion Bears cornerback Michael Richardson has been arrested by Phoenix police on a murder charge, ABC-15 in Arizona reported.
Richardson, 59, was taken into custody as police investigate the shooting death of 47-year-old Ronald Like on Tuesday morning.
Richardson played for the Bears from 1983-’88 and was a starting cornerback on the 1985 team that won the Super Bowl. Richardson. He then earned All-Pro honors in 1986. Prior to his NFL career, Richardson was a star at Arizona State.
Richardson has a long history of arrests. In 2010, ESPN reported Richardson had 21 convictions for drug-related charges and had five felonies in the previous 16 years.