Lawyer: Marshall's wife hurt in melee

Share This Story

Jay Glazer

Jay Glazer is one of NFL's top insiders. In addition to providing breaking news, columns and video, he appears weekly on "FOX NFL Sunday." Visit Jay's exclusive page for hot scoops and watch MMAthetics and The After Party.


Brandon Marshall's wife was seriously injured in a melee that broke out at club in New York, according to a statement released by Harvey Steinberg, the star wide receiver's attorney.

Marshall was the keynote speaker at a charitable event Monday in New York, the statement says, and afterward "attended a function at a local club" with his wife, Michi Nogami-Marshall, and close friends.

"While at the function a fight broke out NOT involving Mr. Marshall or his friends," the statement says. "While attempting to leave to avoid the melee, Mrs. Marshall was struck in the face by a thrown bottle. She suffered serious injury."

Marshall took his wife to a local hospital where she was treated for serious injuries. He "is hoping to assist authorities" in an investigation, the statement concluded. No other details were available.

Marshall, who has posted 1,000-yard receiving seasons for five straight years, was traded by Miami to Chicago on Tuesday for third-round picks in 2012 and 2013.

Tagged: Dolphins, Brandon Marshall

More Stories From Jay Glazer

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by

NFL Videos

Best Person in Sports: Keenan Lewis Posted: Jul 15, 2014
Saints CB Keenan Lewis hosts a back-to-school event, giving children medical ser...

NFL Roundtable: New York Jets Posted: Jul 14, 2014
They're a team with plenty to prove and a roster of players primed to get it don...

NFL Roundtable: Detroit Lions Posted: Jul 11, 2014
A team with so many weapons, is this the season that the Lions put together and ...