AVONDALE - A former NFL star was arrested in Avondale and is charged with a brutal attack.
Former Carolina Panther Mark Fields was taken into custody on Sunday. Investigators say he attacked the mother of his child, an ex-girlfriend who reportedly has an order of protection against him.
Court paperwork shows the victim was choked and thrown to the ground. Fields' 6-year-old daughter was also injured in the incident.
Fields posted bond and was released on Monday.