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Colts DE Chris McCain Reportedly Charged with Battery

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The reported incident took place in January.

NFL: Los Angeles Chargers at Dallas Cowboys Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Indianapolis Colts defensive end Chris McCain is reportedly facing battery charges stemming from an incident in Los Angeles on January 7th, 2018.

TMZ reports that the the 26 year-old has been accused of spitting on a woman, and grabbing her by the neck.

McCain has since denied the reports by posting on his official Twitter account, the two tweets can be read below:

The former Los Angeles Charger had a career year last season, where he accounted for 5 sacks, and 19 tackles before signing a one year contract with the Colts this offseason.

However as of now his play on the field will take a potential backseat - if McCain is convicted, he faces up to six months in jail, plus any potential fines or probation.

Stay tuned to Stampede Blue for more details on the story as they are released.