Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer arrested on assault charge
NBC News: Police arrested Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer on suspicion of aggravated assault involving a 27-year-old woman and 18-month-old child, authorities said Wednesday. The Cardinals immediately issued a statement deactivating Dwyer from the team.
Dwyer’s arrest adds to a growing list of similar cases involving NFL players.
Photo: Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer (20) against the San Diego Chargers on Sept. 8, 2014, at University of Phoenix Stadium. (Mark J. Rebilas / USA TODAY Sports)
DO these people know that their task is to hit THE BALL or opponents on the pitch, AND NOT FAMILY??
My husband and I were just having a conversation about this. I think athletes in the U.S. have got away with things for a very long time in every professional sports league in this country. Unfortunately turning a blind eye to these situations in the past was the norm. I hope things change for real going forward, but time will tell.