Former Packers RB Green pleads not guilty to child abuse

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty to child abuse charges.

The 40-year-old Green is accused of striking his teenage daughter in the head in a dispute over household chores in June at his Green Bay area home.

He entered his not guilty plea Thursday in Brown County Circuit Court. A trial date was not immediately scheduled.

Green is the Packers' all-time leading rusher and the Nebraska native was a four-time NFL Pro Bowl pick.

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