Washington suspends WR Stringfellow, QB Myles

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by Associated Press and KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 1:24 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 6 at 9:37 PM

SEATTLE -- New Washington coach Chris Petersen has suspended quarterback Cyler Miles and wide receiver Damore'ea Stringfellow indefinitely.  The players are being investigated by Seattle Police for an alleged assault near campus during a post-Super Bowl celebration Sunday night,

Petersen announced the suspensions on Thursday. The school said Petersen would have no further comment on the matter and did not specify what caused the violation.

According to a Seattle Police report, a man claims two men, later identified as Miles and Stringfellow, stopped him in the 2300 block of NE 55th Street and asked him if he 'was a Seahawks fan'. The man responded 'yes', then says tthe players attacked him with multiple punches to the head before getting in their car and driving away. The man says the players were wearing Denver Broconos clothing.

One of the players is also considered a suspect in the assault of a woman at a separate party earlier in the night several blocks away. She tells police that one of them knocked her unconscious and damaged her camera.

No charges have been filed against either player.
  
Miles is the presumptive starting quarterback for the Huskies heading into next season. He was the backup to Keith Price during the 2013 season and started one game late in the season at Oregon State. Stringfellow was also expected to be a starter going into next season after coming on late in the season. Stringfellow had eight catches for 147 yards and a touchdown at UCLA.

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