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Report: Arrest warrant issued for Broncos S T.J. Ward

By Ryan Wilson | CBSSports.com

T.J. Ward has yet to suit up for the Broncos. (USATSI)
T.J. Ward signed with the Broncos earlier this offseason. (USATSI)

T.J. Ward, signed this offseason by the Broncos to bring "energy and toughness" to a defense that was manhandled by the Seahawks in the Super Bowl, has a warrant out for his arrest, according to a report by Denver's CBS4.

According to documents reviewed by CBS4, Ward is wanted in connection with an incident that took place May 9 which is categorized both as an assault and disturbing the peace. The warrant became active Thursday. It was issued for Terrell R. Ward, T.J. Ward's real name. The date of birth on the warrant matches Ward's date of birth.

Court records reveal little about what prompted the issuance of the arrest warrant. However, sources say the warrant was issued in connection with a scuffle at a Denver nightclub.

The Broncos inked Ward to a $23 million deal after the Browns chose not to re-sign him. Denver's defense ranked 15th overall in 2013, according to Football Outsiders, but was 21st against the pass. Ward, who ranked as the sixth-best safety in the league, according toProFootballFocus.com, upgrades the unit bringing, as Elway describes, "energy and toughness" to the secondary.

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