Former NFL player among 2 men found fatally shot in northwest Detroit home

2 men found dead in basement

DETROIT – Two men were found shot to death Tuesday in the basement of a Detroit home in the 20300 block of Pierson Street, police said.

One of the men is 28-year-old Robert Eddins, who played linebacker for the Buffalo Bills in 2011. You can see two pictures of Eddins below.

The other man has been identified as Ricky McFarlin, 32.

McFarlin is pictured below:

Police said a man came home around 6 p.m. Tuesday to find his son and another man dead in the basement. Both had suffered multiple gunshots wounds.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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