NFL player blames wife for forced retirment
By admin - 2018-11-03 08:24:49

Former Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Roy Miller announced his retirement from the NFL Sunday and suggested that his wife was at fault for the decision, CBS Sports reported.

Miller, who is currently a free agent, was released by Kansas City last November after his arrest on domestic battery charges. He says his wife’s “lies” hurt his chances at getting signed by another team.

“This has caused me much pain,” Miller wrote on Instagram. “Had some interest [from] teams but until the divorce goes through I can’t even contemplate putting a team through the drama. The lies not only hurt my chances of working but my children’s opportunities to live normal lives. I have lived my life to try [to] be … respectable and honorable, not only to my family but my communities. I have made mistakes but I am not who this person is playing me out to be. My only intention from this point forward is to try and give my children the best chance at normalcy.”

In June, Miller was suspended by the NFL for the first six games of the 2018 season, stemming from his arrest in November of 2017. Miller’s estranged wife reportedly filed a restraining order against him in late June after she said Miller chased her in an SUV and ripped the door handle off her car during an argument over custody of their children.

Miller was selected by Tampa Bay in the third-round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars before joining the Chiefs in 2017.