Former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien found himself in big trouble at the beginning of this month when he was placed under arrest in Spokane, Washington and reportedly booked on a 4th Degree Assault/Domestic Violence charge.
The 56-year-old reportedly told police that he punched his wife, knocking the wind out of her because she allegedly covered his eyes while he was driving.
TMZ Sports has now obtained footage of his wife on the ground crawling and writing in pain after that altercation.
Rypien announced last year he believes he suffers from CTE or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, caused by repeated concussions while playing in the NFL.
It’s his belief that this condition has caused him to have erratic and violent behavior.
“I’ve been down the darkest path,” Rypien said. “I’ve made some horrible, horrible mistakes.”