Thursday, December 25, 2014

Eagles' Keelan Johnson arrested in Arizona

Eagles safety Keelan Johnson.  AP
Eagles safety Keelan Johnson. AP

Eagles safety Keelan Johnson was arrested early Saturday in Arizona after Tempe authorities said he pushed a police officer following a bar brawl, according to various reports. The Eagles acknowledged the arrest and said in a statement that they were "disappointed."

"We are still trying to learn all of the facts that led to his arrest," the team said in the statement. "At this point, it's a pending legal matter and therefore, we will have no further comment."

Attempts to reach Johnson through his agent Monday night were unsuccessful.

- Jeff McLane

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