JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – When Jackson Sheriffs' Office deputies arrived to a home in Jacksonville, Nicole Miller had suffered injuries to her face and neck. She was also missing hair and her shirt was nearly ripped off.
NFL veteran Roy Miller III was sleeping. She accused the Kansas City Chiefs' defensive tackle of tearing out a braid out of her head.
She told deputies the argument started in the bedroom when she confronted him early Saturday morning about not coming home Friday night. A witness told deputies their four children sought shelter in the other side of the home during the fight.
The 30-year-old father was facing a misdemeanor charge for domestic battery. He was released on recognizance Saturday afternoon and was set to appear in Duval County court Nov. 28.
Miller's long career with the NFL started in 2009 after he played college football for the University of Texas. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted him and he played for the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2013 to 2016. He signed with the Chiefs Aug. 2. Their next game is Nov. 19 against the New York Giants in New Jersey.