Joey Porter, the former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker and current assistant coach was arrested Sunday night and hit with five charges after a reported altercation with a doorman at a bar, per Pro Football Talk.
Dan Gigler of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Porter was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, resisting arrest, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. He was released from Allegheny County Jail early Monday morning after posting a $25,000 bond. His first court hearing is Jan. 19.
Pro Football Talk says the league will likely begin its own investigation soon as to whether Porter violated the personal conduct policy, which applies to coaches as well as players.
Porter is in his third year as an assistant coach with the team after playing for the organization from 1999 to 2006.