SportsIllustrated Dallas Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson was arrested Tuesday night and charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, reports FOX 4 in Dallas. Wilson, a 2015 fourth-round selection by the Cowboys, was arrested near Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas and has since been released from custody on a $20,000 bond. MLS soccer team FC Dallas played a game against D.C. United at the stadium on Tuesday, which concluded with a Fourth of July fireworks show. Wilson, 24, played in all 16 games for Dallas last season, starting six games and making 34 tackles.
The Dallas Cowboys will already be without defensive end Randy Gregory for the entire 2017 season as he was suspended by the league for one year without pay, and they will be without defensive lineman David Irving for the first four games of the 2017 season after he tested positive for a banned substance, the team may be able to add linebacker Damian Wilson to their growing list of suspended players shortly. Damian Williams was arrested on the 4th of July for assault with a deadly weapon outside Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, which hosted an MLS game and fireworks show, and details are still emerging about the incident which led to Wilson’s arrest.
Damian Wilson was the Cowboys fourth round pick of the 2015 NFL Draft out of Minnesota, he started six games for the Cowboys in 2016, and is a standout on special teams.