Former Eagle Hugh Douglas faces assault charges

September 24, 2013 8:45:13 PM PDT
Former Philadelphia Eagle Hugh Douglas is facing charges he assaulted a woman in Connecticut.

A Hartford TV station reports that Douglas got into a fight Sunday with a woman at a hotel during which he allegedly grabbed her by the neck and slammed into a wall.

He's charged with second degree assault.

Douglas is out on bail and his next court appearance is scheduled for October 21st.

Earlier this year Douglas was fired as co-host of an ESPN show.