Chiefs defensive lineman Roy Miller arrested, charged with domestic battery

Former Jaguars' DT arrested

Chiefs' Roy Miller arrested in Jacksonville on battery charge

More details pertaining to Miller's arrest have yet to be released.

With the AFC West-leading Chiefs (6-3) on a bye this week, Miller traveled to his home in Jacksonville.

He had his first appearance in court in the afternoon.

Nicole Miller told police her husband grabbed her by the hair, pushed her around, threw her phone into the toilet and prevented her from retrieving it, according to the report. However, eventually, Nicole Miller was able to get her phone and call the police.

Roy Miller, 30, was arrested early Saturday in Florida on a domestic battery charge.

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.

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Roy Miller.

Police found Roy Miller sleeping inside the bedroom and he agreed to speak to police after being awakened. The judge ordered Miller's release, but said if there is any violence toward his wife, then his release will be rescinded.

"This morning we were informed about an incident involving one of our players, Roy Miller", the Chiefs said in a statement, per ESPN. He was a third-round pick by Tampa Bay in 2009.

The Chiefs signed Miller back in August. They declined any further comment.

He was limited to six games after suffering a torn right achilles tendon.

He was a full-time starter for the Jaguars during his three years there, with his best performance coming during his final season in 2015 when he recorded 40 tackles, four sacks and a forced fumble.

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