Arizona Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer Released From Jail


Sep 14, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer (20) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New York Giants during the game at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was released from Maricopa County Jail on Thursday morning on $25,000 bond.  He was arrested on Wednesday afternoon on domestic violence chargers including two aggravated assault charges and preventing someone from calling 911.  He is accused of injuring a 27-year-old woman and his 18-month-old child.  In all there were five charges, two of which are are considered felonies.

As part of his release, Dwyer must wear an electronic monitoring device on his ankle and can not leave the state of Arizona.  He can not have contact with the victims and is not allowed to drink alcohol or posses firearms.

The Cardinals made their statement on Wednesday, deactivating Dwyer from all football activities and stating they are continuing to monitor the situation.  The only Cards player to say anything so far has been defensive tackle Darnell Dockett.

"The only way I’ll get in trouble with the LAW is if some one try to harm me or my kids Then at that point the hell with football"