Douglas was arraigned Tuesday on charges of third-degree assault and second-degree strangulation.
According to court documents, Douglas "grabbed her neck" and "slammed her into the walls several times." Douglas reportedly said the injuries occurred during rough sex.
The 10-year NFL veteran played for the New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars, and briefly worked as an analyst at ESPN.
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