Dec 28, 2019; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Derrius Guice before the 2019 Peach Bowl college football playoff semifinal game between the LSU Tigers and the Oklahoma Sooners at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

News Articles

Washington releases RB Guice after arrest

The Washington Football Team released running back Derrius Guice on Friday afternoon, shortly after learning of Guice’s arrest earlier in the day on domestic violence-related charges.

“On Thursday we learned of a potential domestic violence related incident involving RB Derrius Guice,” the club said in a statement. “We immediately alerted the National Football League and have continued to work with them during this process. We then met with Derrius to inform him that he was excused from all team activity pending a review of this matter. This afternoon, we learned there were multiple charges filed against Derrius. Upon review of the nature of these charges and following internal discussions, we have decided to release Derrius immediately.”

Earlier in the day, the Loudon County (Va.) Sheriff’s Office charged the 23-year-old Guice with one felony count of strangulation, three counts of assault and battery, and one count of destruction of property. The NFL confirmed the charges in conjunction with the announcement of Guice’s release, and stated that Guice turned himself in to authorities Friday.

Washington drafted Guice in the second round out of LSU in 2018. His missed his entire rookie season after suffering a torn ACL in camp, played the season opener in 2019, then missed two more months after undergoing surgery in September for a torn meniscus.

He played in five games last season, rushing for 245 yards on 42 carries with a pair of touchdowns. He also caught seven balls for 79 yards and a score.

–Field Level Media

Field Level Media
Sport Writer & Editor
FLM has a North American focus while tying into regional and hyper-local resources – providing the ability to distribute compelling content through the writing of professional journalists. As the U.S. sports content provider to dozens of digital and print media publishers through strategic partnerships with the likes of Reuters and Nielsen Sports, FLM covers the nuts and bolts with a breaking news desk and game event coverage.

Sportsbooks

Rated 5/5

Rated 5/5

Rated 5/5

Rated 5/5

Upcoming Games

Oct 9th, 9:30 AM

NY Giants +6 -111

Green Bay -6 -111

@

Oct 9th, 1:00 PM

Chicago +6.5 -110

Minnesota -6.5 -110

@

Oct 9th, 1:00 PM

Seattle +6.5 -110

New Orleans -6.5 -110

@

Oct 9th, 1:00 PM

Pittsburgh +13 -110

Buffalo -13 -110

@

Oct 9th, 1:00 PM

LA Chargers -2 -110

Cleveland +2 -110

@

Oct 9th, 1:00 PM

Houston +7 -110

Jacksonville -7 -110

@

Oct 9th, 1:00 PM

Detroit +2 -110

New England -2 -110

@

Oct 9th, 1:00 PM

Miami -6 -110

NY Jets +6 -110

@

Oct 9th, 1:00 PM

Atlanta +8.5 -110

Tampa Bay -8.5 -110

@

Oct 9th, 1:00 PM

Tennessee -1.5 -110

Washington +1.5 -110

@

Oct 9th, 4:05 PM

San Francisco -3 -110

Carolina +3 -110

@

Oct 9th, 4:25 PM

Philadelphia -4 -110

Arizona +4 -110

@

Oct 9th, 4:25 PM

Dallas +7 -110

LA Rams -7 -110

@

Oct 9th, 8:20 PM

Cincinnati +3.5 -110

Baltimore -3.5 -110

@

Oct 10th, 8:15 PM

Las Vegas +6.5 -110

Kansas City -6.5 -110

@

Oct 13th, 8:15 PM

Washington -1 -110

Chicago +1 -110

@

Oct 16th, 1:00 PM

NY Jets +9 -110

Green Bay -9 -110

@

Oct 16th, 1:00 PM

Cincinnati -1 -110

New Orleans +1 -110

@

Oct 16th, 1:00 PM

San Francisco -6.5 -110

Atlanta +6.5 -110

@

Oct 16th, 1:00 PM

New England +3.5 -110

Cleveland -3.5 -110

@

Oct 16th, 1:00 PM

Jacksonville +2.5 -110

Indianapolis -2.5 -110

@

Oct 16th, 1:00 PM

Minnesota +1 -110

Miami -1 -110

@

Oct 16th, 1:00 PM

Baltimore -6 -110

NY Giants +6 -110

@

Oct 16th, 1:00 PM

Tampa Bay -6.5 -110

Pittsburgh +6.5 -110

@

Oct 16th, 4:05 PM

Carolina +9.5 -110

LA Rams -9.5 -110

@

Oct 16th, 4:05 PM

Arizona -2.5 -110

Seattle +2.5 -110

@

Oct 16th, 4:25 PM

Buffalo +1 -110

Kansas City -1 -110

@

Oct 16th, 8:20 PM

Dallas +5.5 -110

Philadelphia -5.5 -110

@