ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan says he expects to reach a deal with prosecutors that would allow his client to avoid trial in a Michigan assault case.
During a hearing Thursday in Ann Arbor, both sides asked a judge to cancel next week’s trial.READ MORE: Eastern Michigan University Launches Program Exposing High School Girls To Careers In Aviation
Defense attorney John Shea says both sides made the request “in anticipation of a resolution of the case to be placed on the record next Thursday.”
Lewan is a former Michigan offensive tackle. He’s accused of punching an Ohio State fan after the Buckeyes beat the Wolverines last season.READ MORE: 3 People Arrested In Shooting Death Of Ypsilanti Township Man On Facebook Live
Lewan says he was breaking up a dispute and wasn’t involved in a fight.
He is charged with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault and battery.MORE NEWS: Carlos Santana 'Doing Well' After Collapsing Onstage At Pine Knob Music Theatre
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