BREAKING: Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer Arrested For Domestic Violence

UPDATE 10:00 AM PT: Multiple outlets are now reporting additional details related to Dwyer's arrest. ESPN is reporting that Dwyer "headbutted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day."

Stay tuned as additional details emerge.

Previous updates from September 17, 2014:

UPDATE 5:32 PM PT: Dwyer has been booked into the Maricopa County Jail. A list of the charges against him:

- 1 count of aggravated assault causing a fracture

- 1 count of aggravated assault involving a minor

- 2 counts of criminal damage

- 1 count of preventing the use of a phone in an emergency

- 1 count of simple assault

UPDATE 4:51 PM PT: According to the Phoenix PD release, Dwyer's 18-month-old son was also a victim:

UPDATE 3:54 PM PT: The Cardinals have deactivated Dwyer.

According to Tyler Baldwin of Arizona's 3TV Sports, Arizona Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested for domestic violence.


CBS has confirmed the arrest, revealing that Dwyer has been charged with aggravated assault and preventing someone from calling 911.

UPDATE, 3:26 PM PT - More from Baldwin:

Dwyer spent 2010-13 with the Pittsburgh Steelers, signing a one-year contract with the Cardinals prior to the beginning of the 2014 season. Dwyer was the 2008 ACC Offensive Player of the Year at Georgia Tech, and was named a first-team All-American that season.

The news comes on the same day that the Carolina Panthers placed Greg Hardy on the Exempt/Commissioner's Permission list while he appeals his own domestic violence charges, and just hours after and attorney Gloria Allred accused commissioner Roger Goodell of covering up 2008 domestic violence incidents involving WR Brandon Marshall.

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