FORT LAUDERDALE – Prosecutors have charged former Miami Dolphins wide reciever Chad Johnson with one count of misdeamor domestic battery.
Johnson was arrested August 11 at his Davie home after allegedly getting into a physical dispute with wife, Evelyn Lozada.
According to police, Lozada, accused Johnson of head-butting her while the couple couple argued.
Lozada suffered a cut to her forehead.
Johnson's arraignment is scheduled for Thursday morning, but a spokesperson for the Broward State Attorney's Office says he is expected to submitt a written plea as opposed to appearing court.
He is expected to file a written plea of not guilty and is not expected to be in court.
If convicted, Johnson faces up to one year in jail.