Chiefs Defensive Lineman Arrested in Florida on Domestic Battery Charges

Chiefs Defensive Lineman Arrested in Florida on Domestic Battery Charges

According to the sheriff's office report, police were dispatched to Miller's residence shortly after midnight Saturday.

The two began to argue when Roy Miller arrived, according to the report, and the confrontation turned physical. According to the police report, Miller's wife accuses him of dragging her by the hair, tearing a braid out of her head, and almost ripping off her shirt. The report indicated that several kids were home at the time of the incident.

The report said witnesses inside the home corroborated some of the details provided by Nicole Miller, including Roy Miller restraining her from retrieving her phone. She heard "thumping" inside a room and said she saw Roy Miller try to keep Nicole Miller from removing her phone from the toilet.

Another witness, who told police she had been staying with couple, said she ushered the children to the other side of the house when the argument began. He agreed to speak with police outside.

He was cut from the roster in March and now plays for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted him and he played for the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2013 to 2016.

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The Chiefs, who are off this week, said in statement to the Associated Press that they were aware of the incident and gathering facts.

Miller has played in seven games with the Chiefs this season, registering six tackles.

The Chiefs are on their bye week, and Miller is spending it back home in Florida. They declined any further comment.

Per the news story from NBC affiliate WTLV, Miller was charged and will appear before a judge on Saturday, so more details will be forthcoming.

Miller signed with the Chiefs as a free agent in August.

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