- The Washington Times - Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The Seattle Seahawks released backup quarterback Trevone Boykin on Tuesday shortly after his girlfriend accused him of domestic violence.

WFAA, a Texas radio station, reported allegations that Shabrika Bailey brought against Boykin, the central one being that he broke her jaw last week.

Bailey said that Boykin demanded to show him a text on her phone and she refused.

“So he goes into a choke. I remember him choking me and I’m trying to calm him down,” Bailey said. “And I just couldn’t. And I blacked out. I just couldn’t calm him down at all.”

Bailey said she and Boykin have been together since high school.

Boykin was also in trouble with the law last year when he was arrested for public intoxication and marijuana possession at the scene of a car accident. Bailey had backed their car into the wall of a Dallas nightclub.

Bailey now says that incident happened because Boykin choked her into unconsciousness while she was behind the wheel.

Boykin played collegiately at TCU. He was suspended for his senior year bowl game for getting into a bar fight two days prior.

Seattle still has Austin Davis at the quarterback position backing up starter Russell Wilson.

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