Former Lions and Dolphins quarterback Joey Harrington has now reached the nadir of his Portland days. He was hit from behind while biking.

Wrote The Oregonian, "The accident occurred at 8:24 p.m. Sunday near Southeast Foster and 88th Avenue." Harrington was taken to the hospital, but his injuries were not life-threatening.

But, this being Portland, and all, there are major bike-related implications that the Harrington-unfriendly mainstream sports media might ignore. BikePortland.org says that Southeast Foster "has no bike lanes at this location and the street is notorious for traffic crashes." Uh-oh! Plus, the driver who hit Harrington was cited for following too close. Perhaps he will lose his license and before too long will be on a bike as well. Eventually, all will bike freely, among former NFL quarterbacks.

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Joey Harrington struck while riding his bike Sunday night in SE Portland [Oregonian]