Four players from Jacksonville Jaguars were arrested early Saturday morning before their London game against the Philadelphia Eagles following an alleged altercation at a local nightclub over an unpaid bill.
The four players involved in the incident were Barry Church, Ronnie Harrison, Jarrod Wilson, and cornerback DJ Hayden, according to the IAP Rapoport of the NFL Network
The Jaguars have not published much information about the incident, but they have said that the players were released from custody and back in the team.
"We are aware that four of our players have been arrested for returning a bill," Jaguars said in a statement. "Discipline is dealt with internally."
Four Jaguar players were arrested on Saturday after an incident in London, where the team plays the Eagles on Sunday morning. The jaguars said the players had been "arrested for returning an account, the matter is resolved and the players are with the team."
– Adam Schefter October 28, 2018
According to the Sun UK, the unnamed players tried to leave the London Reign Showclub, but were stopped by security because they did not pay their tab had what was "in the region of $ 57,000". Rapoport reported that players would have believed the bottles of champagne and other high-end liquors "were compromised, which is why they refused to pay as it appeared on their bill." According to Rapoport, "a dispute ensued and local police made several arrests. On Sunday morning, he also tweeted that five other players were reportedly in the club, but were not arrested
Read More #Jaguars Situation: Five more players were in the club on Friday night, but they were not among the Imprisoned are Telvin Smith, Myles Jack, Leon Jacobs, Dante Fowler and TJ Yeldon
– Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 28, 2018
No players were charged with a crime
Sunday play at Wembley Stadium to mark The NFL's third and final game this season in London will be Jaguar's sixth place in Europe since the NFL hosted games there. Jaguar owner Shahid Khan recently withdrew his offer, the Wembley Stadium.