James Daniel, Steelers TE Coach, Investigated for Allegedly Kicking Patriots Fan

September 11, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Pittsburgh Steelers tight ends coach James Daniel is being investigated for allegedly assaulting a New England Patriots fan during Thursday night's season opener at Gillette Stadium. 
ESPN's Adam Schefter provided details of what NFL security is looking into with Daniel:
The incident in question occurred before and after halftime. Daniel, who was on his way to the Steelers' locker room, was seen allegedly kicking a Patriots fan in the back of his leg and yelling at the fan in front of witnesses.
By the time Daniel returned to the coaching booth after halftime, police and NFL security were waiting for him. Once the coach was identified by witnesses, and police approached him about controlling his behavior, Daniel began shouting at the police officer, according to witnesses.
Schefter's report mentions that Daniel was interviewed by NFL security after the incident with the police, though security staff "did not witness the exchange with police." The report al...

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