Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY
Printed 8: 52 p.m. ET Feb. 1, 2021
Kansas City Chiefs all-educated tight extinguish Travis Kelce perceived to talk from the coronary heart when asked Monday about the domestic violence case that resulted in a pair of charges against venerable NFL offensive lineman Chad Wheeler. Wheeler is accused of choking his lady friend till she change into unconscious in their Washington Train home.
Wheeler, 27, change into arraigned Monday on charges of first-stage domestic violence assault, domestic violence illegal imprisonment and resisting arrest, stemming from a Jan. 23 arrest after his accuser change into chanced on covered in blood, with a swollen left arm and with fingerprints on all sides of her neck, per a police account got by The Seattle Times. Wheeler, decrease by the Seattle Seahawks on Jan. 28, pleaded no longer guilty, per the paper.
Kelce change into asked for his response to the allegations and the way in which it impacts the NFL’s reputation.
“To be factual, it’s disgusting,” Kelce stated all over the Chiefs’ media availability that kicked off Good Bowl 55 week. “I don’t even wish to talk about it. It has nothing to attain with the NFL. It’s ridiculous that a man love that even had a job. He shouldn’t enjoy been …”
Kelce’s insist cracked with emotion as he persisted.
“What’s occurred with that young lady, there’s no motive within the again of that on this world. And he ought to be handled accordingly. I don’t even wish to talk about that. It’s a extraordinarily sensitive field. … I accumulate all people understands that that’s just correct flat-out sinful.”