Eagles safety Keelan Johnson arrested in Arizona for assaulting police officer

<p> Philadelphia Eagles safety Keelan Johnson was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer following a bar fight in Tempe, Ariz., according to police.</p> <p> Johnson was allegedly shouting over officers as they detained a friend of his.</p> <p> Police said Johnson was instructed to step back several times before allegedly shoving an officer and then refusing to lower his arms to be arrested. Johnson allegedly told police he shoved the officer because he felt that the officer didn't have a right to tell him what to do and try to move him.</p> <p> Johnson was allegedly intoxicated and was charged also with passively resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.</p> <p> Follow me on Twitter; <a href="http://www.twitter.com/RavensInsider">@RavensInsider</a></p> <p> Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun</p>
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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