Denver Broncos rookie cornerback Perrish Cox has been arrested for investigation of felony sexual assault.
Cox was taken into custody Thursday night following an investigation into an alleged assault reported on Oct. 28 and brought to a Douglas County jail, said Michelle Kivela, public information officer for the city of Lone Tree, which is about 20 miles south of Denver.
Cox appeared Friday in Douglas County Court in nearby Castle Rock wearing a gray prison uniform. His feet were shackled and he was escorted by an armed sheriff’s deputy.
Cox posted bail Friday afternoon and was released from custody, according to Douglas County jail guard Chad Walker.
The alleged assault occurred a few days after Cox was knocked out of a game against Oakland on Oct. 24 with a concussion. He spoke afterward about having no memory of the 59-14 rout and missed the team’s trip to London for an Oct. 31 game against San Francisco.
Police raid Raven’s home
Police raided the home of Baltimore Ravens rookie kick returner David Reed earlier this week to investigate potential drug activity. No charges have been filed, but police did take evidence from his residence.
Baltimore County police spokesman Lt. Robert McCullough says police entered Reed’s home around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday to “investigate potential narcotics activities.”
Around the league
Brett Favre still hasn’t thrown a proper pass in practice, and the Minnesota Vikings still haven’t given up hope their quarterback will extend his NFL record for consecutive starts against the New York Giants on Sunday. Favre is listed as questionable on the injury report and will be a game-time decision on whether he will make his 298th straight regular-season start. … Kansas City quarterback Matt Cassel, who had an emergency appendectomy Wednesday, will be listed as doubtful for this weekend’s AFC West showdown game at San Diego. … Cleveland rookie quarterback Colt McCoy returned to practice on a limited basis, the first time he has worked out with his teammates since sustaining a high left ankle sprain on Nov. 21 at Jacksonville. … Arizona rookie quarterback John Skelton will get his first NFL start when the Cardinals play the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
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