Ex-Texans WR Mathis has assault charges dropped
ANGLETON, Texas -- Assault charges have been dropped against former Houston Texans receiver Jerome Mathis.
The 24-year-old player was charged last month with assaulting his pregnant 26-year-old common-law wife.
Erica Smith told Brazoria County deputies that Mathis had pushed
her onto a bed and started choking her. But Brazoria County
District Attorney Jeri Yenne said Smith later asked officials to
drop the charges. The charges were dropped Thursday, and Yenne says
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