Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington
was arrested Friday and booked on two counts of aggravated assault.
The arrest came after Phoenix police investigated alleged reports of a
domestic violence assault with a women on Wednesday.
"This is a legal matter and I am limited in what I can say other than that my
lawyer and I will continue to cooperate with investigators and welcome the
opportunity for all the facts to be presented," Washington said in a statement
released Friday. "I regret that the situation has brought this kind of
attention to my family and my team. I look forward to resolving it as soon as
Washington, 26, has already ran into some trouble this offseason. Nearly one
month ago, he was suspended for the first four games of the 2013 regular
season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.
A second-round pick of the Cardinals in 2010, Washington earned his first Pro
Bowl appearance last season after posting a career-high 134 tackles, nine
sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception in 16 games.
He has registered 319 tackles, 15 sacks, four interceptions and three forced
fumbles in three seasons with Arizona.
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