(SportsNetwork.com) – Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is
being investigated for an alleged sexual assault, according to the New York
Police in Grapevine, Texas, told the Daily News that Spillman is being
investigated for sexually assaulting a woman at the Gaylord Texan Resort and
Convention Center, the Cowboys’ official hotel, on Sept. 20.
Spillman played in the team’s game against the St. Louis Rams the following
The alleged attack came just a day after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s news
conference during which he promised to improve the league’s personal conduct
policy based on recent events.
Several NFL players have been in trouble with the law recently, including Ray
Rice, Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy.
Spillman, a reserve defensive back, is in his sixth season and first with the
Cowboys. He previously played for the San Diego Chargers and San Francisco