Former Jaguars' defensive tackle arrested for domestic battery

Roy Miller played for Jags from 2013 to 2017


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Former Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Roy Miller was arrested early Saturday on domestic battery charges, according to his arrest report. 

The records show Miller, 30, was arrested just before 5 a.m. by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Miller's made his first appearance before a judge Saturday and was released on his own recognizance. His next court appearance is scheduled for Nov. 28 at 9 a.m.

Miller's wife said she wants to drop the charges against him, but the state attorney's office said it will still pursue the case. 

The 6-foot-1, 320-pound lineman played for the Jaguars from 2013 to 2017. He was drafted out of the University of Texas by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2009. 

Miller currently plays for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs are on a bye week. Their next game is Nov. 19 against the New York Giants. 

The Chiefs said in a statement to The Associated Press that they were aware of the incident and gathering facts. They declined any further comment. 

WJXT-TV and The Associated Press contributed to this report.