Steelers rush linebacker and Pro Bowler James Harrison ripped through a door, broke a phone, and slapped his girlfriend before being arrested by police. Harrison was arraigned on charges of simple assault and criminal mischief.
According to police, he broke down a bedroom door at the woman's home after she locked herself in the room. While she was calling 911, Harrison broke the phone in half, according to an affidavit she filed with police.Harrison made his first Pro Bowl in 2007. He finished the year with 98 tackles and 8½ sacks. It is still unclear whether he led the NFL in "broken phones in half."
The police also said Harrison struck the woman in the face with an open hand leaving "red marks" according to the affidavit.