TMZ: Practice Squad Player Charged With Simple Assault

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Saying that he was “aware of the situation,” Jets head coach Rex Ryan confirmed on Wednesday that practice squad player Quincy Enunwa was recently arrested following a fight at a New Jersey hotel.

TMZ first reported the incident, saying Enunwa, a wide receiver out of Nebraska the Jets selected in the sixth round of this year’s draft, was picked up Sunday after allegedly getting into a fight at the Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel.

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The alleged victim suffered minor injuries during the fight, CBSSports.com reported.

When asked about the incident, Ryan told reporters “It’s a pending legal matter so I’m not going to comment on it.”

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Enunwa, who was cut by the Jets on Monday and later signed to the practice squad, was charged with simple assault, TMZ reported,

The 6-foot-2, 225-pound wideout, who was the MVP of Nebraska’s 2014 Gator Bowl win over Georgia, appeared in all four preseason games, but did not record a reception.

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