An Ohio grand jury indicted Philadelphia Eagles backup offensive lineman Joshua Sills on charges of rape and kidnapping, officers mentioned Wednesday.
The 25-year-old will face one depend of rape in the first diploma and one other depend of kidnapping in the first diploma, stemming from a Dec. 5, 2019, incident in Guernsey County, courtroom paperwork confirmed.
He was ordered to look in courtroom Feb. 16, which might be 4 days after the Eagles play the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in the Super Bowl.
Sills performed in only one recreation this season, entering into the Oct. 9 Eagles win in opposition to the Arizona Cardinals. He has not appeared in both of the Eagles’ two playoff wins thus far this postseason.
The Philadelphia Eagles mentioned in an announcement Wednesday they have been monitoring the case.
“The group is conscious of the authorized matter involving Josh Sills. We’ve got been in communication with the league workplace and are in the means of gathering extra info. We’ve got no additional remark presently,” the group mentioned.