Broncos place Pat Bowlen's son on indefinite leave after domestic violence arrest

The Denver Broncos have placed administrative employee John Bowlen, the son of owner Pat Bowlen, on indefinite leave following his domestic violence arrest. “We are disappointed to learn of the matter involving John Bowlen, who is a son of Owner Pat Bowlen and an administrative employee with the organization," the Broncos said in a statement. "While this is a personal issue, he is accountable to all club and league conduct policies. As such, John will be placed on an indefinite leave of absence from the organization." John Bowlen had been regarded as a potential successor to his father, who has Alzheimer's disease. Now, this incident likely ends that career track. Bowlen has been charged with domestic violence after allegedly pushing his girlfriend against a bathroom wall. Bowlen, 29, is facing suspicion of misdemeanor third-degree assault and harassment charges. Per the report, Bowlen's girlfriend said that Bowlen had made comments about killing someone and was under the influence of nitrous oxide and alcohol and had previous incidents of verbal abuse. Bowlen beat a case in 2003 after being accused of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested for driving under the influence and pleaded guilty.     Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
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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