After just one day into the NFL season, a string of controversy has already arisen through ‘HeadsetGate’. But now it appears that the Steelers have found themselves in hot water as well, after their tight ends coach James Daniel allegedly assaulted a Patriots’ fan while on his way into the locker room during halftime on Thursday night.
The NFL is currently investigating the issue:
‘The incident in question occurred before and after halftime. Daniel, who was on his way to the Steelers’ locker room, was seen allegedly kicking a Patriots fan in the back of his leg and yelling at the fan in front of witnesses.
By the time Daniel returned to the coaching booth after halftime, police and NFL security were waiting for him. Once the coach was identified by witnesses, and police approached him about controlling his behavior, Daniel began shouting at the police officer, according to witnesses.’
NFL security and the Steelers are also looking into the incident.