MIAMI (AP) -Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Fred Evans, arrested over the weekend for refusing to leave a taxi on South Beach and for fighting with officers, was released by the team Thursday.
Evans played in one game as a rookie last season with the Dolphins.
Police twice used a Taser gun Saturday on Evans in an attempt to subdue the 6-foot-4, 305-pound player, according to the arrest report. Officers said they asked Evans to leave the taxi and, after he refused, they attempted to put him in handcuffs. He allegedly resisted, leading to the scuffle.
Evans was charged with multiple counts of battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting with violence, along with single counts of disorderly intoxication and trespassing. One officer was allegedly bitten on the wrist, and a female officer sustained scrapes on her left knee, police said.
``We will not condone this type of behavior,'' Dolphins coach Cam Cameron said in a statement released Saturday. ``I assure everyone it will be dealt with seriously.''
Advertisement

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Patriots' Season Win Total Prediction With Tom Brad suspended for the first four games of the season, are the New England Patriots still a good bet to win over 11 games this...
Thumbnail Panthers 2016 Win Total Prediction Will the Carolina Panthers repeat the success they had a season ago and once again go over their season win total set by oddsmakers?
Thumbnail Bengals, Jaguars set for exhibition shootout For a team expected to take the next step in 2016, the Jaguars have displayed very little punch during the preseason. Does that change in tonight’s...
Thumbnail Chargers vs. Vikings Pick Will the Minnesota Vikings be able to pick up another preseason win when they host the San Diego Chargers at 1PM ET?
Thumbnail Cowboys' 2016 Super Bowl odds drop Quarterback Tony Romo will miss between 6-10 weeks with a back injury and the odds that the Cowboys will win the 2016 Super Bowl have...
More inNFL Articles  
Advertisement

NFL Team Pages