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Detroiter tried to sell Falcons player’s dreadlock for $10,000

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Update: A previous version of this story said that a Ford Field employee listed the lock of hair on eBay. A source within the Lions organization told Pride of Detroit that the eBay user was not an employee of Ford Field nor the Detroit Lions, even though the eBay listing claimed as such.

A victory was ripped from the hand of the Detroit Lions on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. However, the Lions apparently did some ripping of their own in that game.

An eBay user claims to have found a lock of hair on the field after the game that belongs to Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley. And, of course, he’ tried to sell it on eBay.

Here’s the seller’s description of the item, as transcribed by CBS Detroit:

I work at Ford Field in Detroit and I found a dreadlock on the field after the game (9/24/17). I’m pretty sure it is Takkarist McKinleys dreadlock.

MUST HAVE for Falcons fans and people who are into voodoo.

PS: I also found Brooks Reeds mouthguard. Dreadlock buyer gets it for free :-)

[Editor’s note: The Lions deny that this eBay user was an employee for Ford Field nor the Detroit Lions.]

McKinley caught wind of the listing and started tweeting about it. As a result, the value of the dreadlock skyrocketed:

Unfortunately, eBay pulled the listing some time Friday night. So if you were planning to use an unbelievable amount of disposable income for nefarious purposes, I’m afraid you’ll have to pick through eBay’s 232 other search results for “lock of hair.”

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