Former Steelers Running Back Jonathan Dwyer has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor today in an Arizona court, over charges stemming from alleged assaults on his wife last year. After pleading not guilty on Monday, Dwyer entered a guilty plea today. The Arizona Cardinals running back will be placed on probation for 18 months and avoids jail time due to the guilty plea.
Dwyer’s disorderly conduct charged was originally a felony aggravated assault, but was lowered in the plea arrangement. Other misdemeanor charges were dismissed. Prosecutors alleged that Dwyer broke his wife’s nose with a headbutt last summer, and punched her the following day.