- Associated Press - Saturday, November 19, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Rams cornerback Troy Hill will be inactive for Sunday’s game against Miami after his arrest early Saturday morning.

TMZ reports Hill was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after a crash on a Los Angeles-area freeway.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department records indicate Hill was arrested at 8:15 a.m. and released from custody in Van Nuys five hours later on $15,000 bail. He has a preliminary court date Dec. 14.

The Rams acknowledged an “incident” involving Hill in a brief statement, but called it an “ongoing legal matter” and provided no more details.

Hill has been a surprising contributor to the Los Angeles defense this season, ranking fourth on the team with 38 tackles. He started four games at cornerback in place of E.J. Gaines or Trumaine Johnson.

The 25-year-old Hill graduated from high school in Ventura County, near the Rams’ new training complex in Thousand Oaks.

Hill also was arrested in December 2013 after a domestic violence incident during his collegiate career at Oregon. He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of menacing and was sentenced to three years of probation and 70 hours of community service.

Hill was on the Ducks’ Rose Bowl-winning 2014 team before playing for Cincinnati and New England last season. The Rams claimed him off waivers from the Patriots on Dec. 31.


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