Patriots practice squad player J.J. Worton was arrested for assaulting two women and one man at a bar early Saturday morning.
The rookie groped the two women before knocking out the man. He was charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery and one count of assault and battery following the incident.
The assault, which occurred at a bar roughly two miles from Gillette Stadium, took place ahead of New England’s 20–18 loss to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday.
Police pulled over the car Worton rode away in, at which point the wide receiver claimed that he had accidentally touched the women and punched the man as a method of self defense.
The former UCF Knight was signed to New England’s practice squad on Jan. 11, after having spent time on the St. Louis Rams’ practice squad earlier this season.
His contract with the Patriots expired after the team’s loss to the Broncos.
See the full police report here.