Former Titans RB Antonio Andrews pleads guilty to assault charge

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Former Titans running back Antonio Andrews won’t be going to trial after being arrested and charged with assault following an incident in Nashville in March.

The Tennessean reports that Andrews’ attorneys reached a plea deal with prosecutors that calls for Andrews to plead guilty to an assault charge and serve six months on probation. If Andrews completes the probation, the charge may be expunged from his record altogether.

Andrews faced the charge as a result of hitting David McDill and breaking his jaw early on March 25. According to the police report of Andrews’ arrest, McDill used a racial slur while speaking to an employee of a pizza restaurant and Andrews followed him outside for a confrontation that ended with two punches from Andrews, who will pay McDill’s medical expenses.

Andrews spent the last three seasons with the Titans and made 10 starts during the 2015 season. He was not tendered as a restricted free agent this offseason, so remains available for any team that might be interested in his services.

5 responses to “Former Titans RB Antonio Andrews pleads guilty to assault charge

  1. There was a time in this country where grown men could settle their differences without big brother sticking their nose in it. If you drop a slur and get whacked in the jaw for it, that seems kind of fair, to me.

  2. Getting hit is one thing, getting your jaw broken is quite another.
    What does one have to do to actually go to jail, assuming one has a good lawyer?

  3. Getting hit is one thing, getting your jaw broken is quite another.
    What does one have to do to actually go to jail, assuming one has a good lawyer?

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    So the problem is that he hit him too hard, but not that he hit him? That’s idiotic. You walk around throwing the n-bomb out there don’t be surprised when you get your face rearranged. Dude deserved it. And this is why Andrews got off light.

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