Indianapolis Colts Backup Linebacker Josh McNary Charged With Rape

INDIANAPOLIS — Prosecutors in Indianapolis have filed charges of rape, criminal confinement with bodily injury and battery resulting in bodily injury against backup Colts linebacker Josh McNary.

Peg McLeish, a spokeswoman in the city prosecutor’s office, confirmed Wednesday that the charges were filed. No details were released.

McNary has been with the Colts for two seasons after finishing his college career as Army’s all-time leader in sacks and tackles for loss. McNary spent two years on active duty to fulfill his military obligation before signing with Indy in 2013. He has 20 tackles in 16 games and no tackles in the playoffs.

The Colts issued a statement saying they’re aware of the allegations and were gathering details before saying anything further.

Indianapolis faces the New England Patriots in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game.

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