Ex-NFL guard, wife charged with child abuse
By Wire services
Published April 22, 2006
JACKSONVILLE - Former NFL guard Rich Tylski and his wife were accused of hitting their adopted daughter with a belt, slamming her head on a table and other abuse that left the girl with broken bones in her hands and leg.
Tylski, 35, and wife Jane, 36, were free on $20,000 bond each on the child abuse and neglect charges. They were released Wednesday after turning themselves in. A message left on their home answering machine wasn't immediately returned, and it was unclear whether they had lawyers.
Tylski spent nine seasons in the NFL, playing in 95 games with the Jaguars, Steelers and Panthers before retiring after the 2004 season.
The child, whose age and name weren't released, was taken to a Jacksonville hospital March 10 for a fractured right thigh bone.
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