Former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence back on June 30th in Spokane, Washington. The 56-year-old told police that he had hit his wife Danielle and knocked the wind out of her because she was covering his eyes while he was driving.
Footage obtained by TMZ sports shows the aftermath of the incident. Danielle is on her hands and knees crawling in pain to a grassy area before falling over and lying down.
Despite the footage and being struck by her husband, Danielle is supporting Rypien and does not want him to be prosecuted for hitting her. She blames CTE for his violent behavior.
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