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Pilar Sanders, wife of Deion, arrested for assault

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Pilar Sanders, the estranged wife of Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, was arrested for assault on Monday after Deion said she attacked him in front of their sons.

The website for the Colin County, Texas, jail says that Pilar Sanders was arrested for assault-family violence, a Class C misdemeanor.

Sanders wrote on Twitter Monday that his wife had attacked him: “Pray for me and my kids now! They just witnessed their mother and a friend jump me in my room. She’s going to jail n I’m pressing charges!” Sanders wrote.

In two more tweets that Sanders has since deleted, he wrote that he had previously told the local police he was concerned his wife would “harm me and my boys,” and he linked to a photograph of himself and his sons filling out police reports.

Sanders filed for divorce in December. In March, Pilar Sanders filed a lawsuit against Deion, saying he had made libelous and slanderous statements about her.

Deion Sanders is scheduled to be part of NFL Network’s coverage of the NFL draft, starting on Thursday.

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78 Responses to “Pilar Sanders, wife of Deion, arrested for assault”
  1. ravenscaps48 says: Apr 24, 2012 8:31 AM

    Hahaha! Atta Boy Deion!

  2. patsfan says: Apr 24, 2012 8:32 AM

    sad world when the first thing you dol after a dmoestic is post on twitter…

  3. duranteangel says: Apr 24, 2012 8:32 AM

    Deion, please keep your family safe. Pilar get a grip girl!!!

  4. mikebe1 says: Apr 24, 2012 8:32 AM

    They r gonna love ars in jail. No really they r gonna love it.( )( )

  5. Mr. Wright 212 says: Apr 24, 2012 8:33 AM

    They’re both pathetic. And this comes from a Deion worshiper growing up. He’s an egomaniac and I can totally see her doing this. They’re both foul.

  6. cylondetector says: Apr 24, 2012 8:35 AM

    My initial response: “Grow up, Deion!”

    Seriously, if you think its a big deal (and it is) that your ex-wife and an accomplice assaulted you in front of your children – then its a big enouh deal to not wage come phony-ass PR war over twitter.

    Press charges and deal with it like a man, not a over-excited teenager.

  7. brennankm46 says: Apr 24, 2012 8:36 AM

    Yeah, nothing “keeps your kids safe” quite like publishing domestic episodes on twitter…to your 2 million followers.

  8. swagjag says: Apr 24, 2012 8:39 AM

    Not for nothing Prime, but a man tells a woman he wants to file for divorce to her face. She shouldn’t have to find out you want to end the marriage through social media.

  9. go9ers says: Apr 24, 2012 8:39 AM

    Deion demonstrates again why people who use Twitter are known as “twits”.

  10. TeamBalco says: Apr 24, 2012 8:41 AM

    What did you do Prime?

  11. TeamBalco says: Apr 24, 2012 8:42 AM

    Must be the Money!

  12. xxwhodatxx says: Apr 24, 2012 8:44 AM

    Yea that’s what you wanna do, post a pic on twitter of your kids filling out a police report on their MOM!!

  13. shiftyshellshocked says: Apr 24, 2012 8:44 AM

    NFL network needs to clean house. Just keep Eisen and Mooch.

  14. jerrycola says: Apr 24, 2012 8:44 AM

    I bet she can take him. She probably hit Deion harder then he was ever hit in the NFL.

  15. tallguyme says: Apr 24, 2012 8:46 AM

    gotta take this stuff seriously man, just ask Steve McNair

  16. mybrunoblog says: Apr 24, 2012 8:50 AM

    Wait wait! My Wife and her friend assaulted me and are being arrested. Quick! Grab my phone I,ve got to get this on Twitter.
    WTF is wrong with this guy?

  17. polarbear71 says: Apr 24, 2012 8:51 AM

    Who can’t beat Deion up ? By the way, she’s really cute !

  18. east96st says: Apr 24, 2012 8:52 AM

    1) You don’t slam the mother of children on Twitter. Whether you hate her or not, whether she’s a psycho or not, she will always be “mom” to your kids. You hired a lawyer to get her out of your life. That’s the one person who needs to know.

    2) You’re so “afraid” that your wife is going to attack you and the children that you talk to the local police about it and then you turn around and LET her in your bedroom while the kids are there? You’re either a liar or an idiot or both.

  19. ihadtodoit says: Apr 24, 2012 8:59 AM

    Must be the money

  20. jcurran77 says: Apr 24, 2012 9:00 AM

    Keep your family life off of twitter stooge

  21. blackqbwhiterb says: Apr 24, 2012 9:01 AM

    “Women….they’re all crazy….Some hide it well and some just let it show!!”
    —Jamey Johnson, country music artist/philosopher

  22. sagnam says: Apr 24, 2012 9:02 AM

    Wonder who Omar Jahwar is.

  23. blacknyellablacknyella says: Apr 24, 2012 9:02 AM

    I’m sure the network that employs him loves him tweeting about his domestic problems. This type of behavior seems more like a facebook post from a middle school student.

  24. bangitfootball says: Apr 24, 2012 9:04 AM

    Dont feel bad Pilar, millions of viwers want to do the same thing everytime Deion comes on TV and opens his mouth.

  25. clintonportisheadd says: Apr 24, 2012 9:06 AM

    Another NFL Network loser. One wonders if Goodell even watches his own network.

    Between him, Sapp, Theisman, etc they have become the employer of last resort after ESPN dumps them.

    I guess we can only be thankful Sean Salisbury didn’t end there too.

  26. 4t9er says: Apr 24, 2012 9:06 AM

    Very smart. Men… always call the police first.

  27. kuantan97 says: Apr 24, 2012 9:08 AM

    Deion, I’m a fan of yours. But do you really think it’s a good idea to air family scandals in public? You have a prominent job in the football world at NFL Network. How about a little discretion.

  28. bangitfootball says: Apr 24, 2012 9:08 AM

    “Yo Deion, stay off da twitter, will only get u in trouble.”……your friend Warren Sapp

  29. blacknyellablacknyella says: Apr 24, 2012 9:09 AM

    Why do all of these NFL networks employ egotistical, barely illiterate bruthas nobody liked during their playing days? (deion, michael irvin, shannon sharpe, cris carter, keyshawn johnson, rodney carter, etc). How about some articulate, classy former stars like Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith, Barry Sanders, Jason Taylor, etc? I expect Lawrence Taylor to be hired any day now.

  30. raven410 says: Apr 24, 2012 9:16 AM

    Prime probably did his touchdown two step dance when she got arrested.

  31. jmclarkent says: Apr 24, 2012 9:17 AM

    I know that she is crazy and all… But I’d still hit that.

  32. jpb12 says: Apr 24, 2012 9:17 AM

    Yep – She looks pretty dangerous.

  33. phinfan527 says: Apr 24, 2012 9:38 AM

    Maybe they should seek counseling from Tim Tebow!! Seems like Teloser can do anything!!

  34. camsfakesmile says: Apr 24, 2012 9:41 AM

    Deion is trying to get out in front of this thing before TMZ posts their take on what happened. Had Pilar decided to call police, guess who would be in jail? He looks bad today, but at least no one is accusing HIM of domestic assault

  35. gallogj says: Apr 24, 2012 9:41 AM

    A family that signs affidavits together stays together.

    Crazy, Sexy and Cool! Pilar…call me.

  36. xx4zu1 says: Apr 24, 2012 9:41 AM

    Hey Primetime you gotta watch out for those hot crazy women. Remember what happen to your boy in ATL when he was messing around with Left Eye. Best bet is to keep that mess in house and on the down low. Keep your kids out of it and stay away from crazy @ss women.

  37. stunzeed5 says: Apr 24, 2012 9:41 AM

    @clintoportisheadd

    …..”Joe Theismann”? You, my lady, are dumb and your veiled little Redskin hate parade is pathetic.

  38. gallogj says: Apr 24, 2012 9:44 AM

    Deoin…get out while you still can…signed Steve McNair.

  39. Stiller43 says: Apr 24, 2012 9:53 AM

    Good to see deion after all these years still running away from contact…

  40. scoops1 says: Apr 24, 2012 9:53 AM

    Sanders should just wear a pink bandana from now on to show how much of a vertical smile he really has

  41. joetoronto says: Apr 24, 2012 9:54 AM

    Dude gets beat up by his wife and then tells the world about it?

    I don’t know, maybe you’d want to keep that quiet, Deoin.

  42. detroitlionsnfl says: Apr 24, 2012 9:54 AM

    Why is Deion tweeting his personal affairs? Childish much???

  43. 49erstim says: Apr 24, 2012 10:00 AM

    Domestic abuse is never funny….. But with that said… Why didn’t he just speed away on his rascal?

  44. sslugnuts says: Apr 24, 2012 10:05 AM

    What’s a matter Deion, you afraid to tackle her too??

  45. purpleguy says: Apr 24, 2012 10:14 AM

    If that’s a booking photo she looks pretty good. If they’re fighting for custody, Deon made the right move in calling the cops (not necessarily the Twitter thing though).

  46. jacobslatter says: Apr 24, 2012 10:18 AM

    That woman is not a Pilar of faith.

  47. steelhammer92 says: Apr 24, 2012 10:22 AM

    I wouldn’t mind her slapping me around a little in the bedroom.

  48. lakermetskins says: Apr 24, 2012 10:23 AM

    I’m sure Deion HIGHSTEPED down the sideline all the way to the PO-PO department..

  49. seanb20124 says: Apr 24, 2012 10:26 AM

    Good for Deion, usually these is the one jailed by the police

  50. lakermetskins says: Apr 24, 2012 10:27 AM

    I fell bad for her- she supported him even through Deion’s gerri-curl days.

  51. tunescribe says: Apr 24, 2012 10:27 AM

    Amazing, the things adult children do to each other when they have lots of money to throw around.

  52. pisano says: Apr 24, 2012 10:38 AM

    It’s a shame she didn’t beat him into a coma so the rest of us wouldn’t have to listen to his dumb ass on television. This guys been around way too long.

  53. mikeeg says: Apr 24, 2012 10:51 AM

    She weighs 120 wet. Man up Sanders

  54. capslockkey says: Apr 24, 2012 10:56 AM

    Of course he was going to get the police involved. Based on his playing days, he doesn’t have the ability to tackle her in order to defend himself. Maybe pull her down by her shirt at best.

  55. fringetastic says: Apr 24, 2012 10:59 AM

    “Sanders filed for divorce in December.”

    They are both named Sanders so this statement is completely ambiguous.

  56. nebster21 says: Apr 24, 2012 11:00 AM

    Teacher to Class: What did you do this weekend.
    Dion Sanders Kids to class: We watched a girl beat up a guy. My mommy kicked my daddy’s butt and he is in the Pr oFootball Hall of Fame.

    Teacher to Class: Yeah your pops did not like to tackle either. But he sure did rip off the Redskins for bank.

  57. gallogj says: Apr 24, 2012 11:04 AM

    I wonder if he’ll be on Celebrity Family Feud again…this time against his own family?

  58. daysend564 says: Apr 24, 2012 11:06 AM

    Dez Bryant should go hit that

  59. gallogj says: Apr 24, 2012 11:06 AM

    His Wiki says that Deion is a spokesman for Monitronics, a security system firm. If I were him…I’d drop that gig…it apparently doesn’t work.

  60. igotgamenj says: Apr 24, 2012 11:08 AM

    Prime Time !

  61. jvibottomline says: Apr 24, 2012 11:11 AM

    Put Pastor Sanders on suicide watch, again!

  62. yahmule says: Apr 24, 2012 11:20 AM

    Next time finish the job, Pilar.

  63. patfic15 says: Apr 24, 2012 11:27 AM

    Ladies and gentlemen, the American family 2012.

  64. sj39 says: Apr 24, 2012 11:46 AM

    Wow, so many haters of the greatest CB to ever play the game. Must be jealousy.

  65. patsaintsbroncoscheat says: Apr 24, 2012 11:52 AM

    4t9er says: Apr 24, 2012 9:06 AM

    Very smart. Men… always call the police first.
    ____________________________
    I love when a guy has the brains to not hit back and call the police as well.

  66. ninerdynasty says: Apr 24, 2012 11:54 AM

    This guy is an idiot.. who the heck goes on to tweeter to post pictures of him and his kids filing up a police report.
    deion: “hey officer, can you take a picture of us?”
    Officer: “hmm okay??”
    Deion: “Ok kids, pretend like you’re writing!”

  67. sabatimus says: Apr 24, 2012 12:35 PM

    I’m prouder and prouder all the time that I don’t have a Twitter account.

  68. philvil41 says: Apr 24, 2012 12:36 PM

    Hey sj39-Ever heard of Mike Haynes? I didn’t think so.Deion couldn’t carry his jock.Your ignorance knows no bounds.

  69. RedRuffensor says: Apr 24, 2012 1:02 PM

    Here’s some good advice to both pugilists. Grow up! If you truly love your kids, you will stop all violence and bad-mouthing each other, and encourage the children to have a good, respectful and loving relationship with each parent. You’re hurting your kids by attacking each other, physically and verbally. Your kids don’t want to see and hear that because they love and need both parents. If you want to quarrel with or beat-up on each other, do it behind the scenes or through your lawyers.

  70. malikpeterson says: Apr 24, 2012 2:09 PM

    blacknyellablacknyella says: Apr 24, 2012 9:09 AM

    Why do all of these NFL networks employ egotistical, barely illiterate bruthas nobody liked during their playing days? (deion, michael irvin, shannon sharpe, cris carter, keyshawn johnson, rodney carter, etc). How about some articulate, classy former stars like Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith, Barry Sanders, Jason Taylor, etc? I expect Lawrence Taylor to be hired any day now.

    ………………………………

    Your comment lost all credibility when u suggested emmitt smith be hired to SPEAK about anything lol.

  71. all32 says: Apr 24, 2012 2:12 PM

    Let’s hear from a Human Resources Manager at the NFL network I’m sure it would be an awesome read.

  72. quittsburghstoolers says: Apr 24, 2012 2:18 PM

    She’s in deep trouble. Everyone knows that if
    there was an altercation that she was the one
    who got physical because Deion never did like
    hitting anyone… even while on the football field &
    while making millions of dollars to do so…

  73. mack2x says: Apr 24, 2012 3:09 PM

    Know a “guy” that did the same B.S.to get a better settlement in the divorce. Pushed the right buttons until she snapped and punched the crap out of him (all 110 lbs of her) as he turtled in front of his Boys and their friends. Always was a weasel.

  74. Mr. Wright 212 says: Apr 24, 2012 3:16 PM

    daysend564 says:
    Apr 24, 2012 11:06 AM
    Dez Bryant should go hit that

    ———–

    Why not? He already smashed Prime’s daughter, which is really the main reason Prime “dropped” him.

  75. Mr. Wright 212 says: Apr 24, 2012 3:17 PM

    lakermetskins says:
    Apr 24, 2012 10:27 AM
    I fell bad for her- she supported him even through Deion’s gerri-curl days.

    ————–

    Remind me not to get you to write my history papers, especially when it comes to chronology, I’d fail miserably.

  76. situsavaisprier says: Apr 24, 2012 4:52 PM

    Good for Deion for doing that because it’s an uphill battle for a guy regarding something like self defense. Besides he touches her and she can pull the “physical trauma, emotional trauma, etc” stuff.

    I feel for the kids and wish them well.

  77. rexbeatsoff2feet says: Apr 24, 2012 8:36 PM

    I always thought Primetime was soft but geez. I used to yell at him for not tackling, now he’s getting beat up by the Mrs.

  78. custodycalculations says: May 3, 2012 11:04 PM

    A retired law enforcement officer and now a Divorce Coach, I oppose having both husband and wife under the same roof while attending to divorce issues. It is one of the shortest routes to jail, allegations of domestic violence, and just about anything else you can think of. This incident is just another example of how much can go wrong when you both stay. We protect clients from scenarios such as this. The father tweeting about it may have significant fallout for him too. Bad decisions all around. One of them should contact me before it gets any worse! Better decisions, fewer mistakes. CustodyCalculations.com

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