Leonard Williams Allegedly Broke Up Argument Between Darron Lee, Woman on Video

Tyler Conway@jtylerconwayFeatured ColumnistJune 4, 2017

New York Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams stretches with teammates during the team's organized team activities at its NFL football training facility, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Florham Park, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Video captured by an attendee of the Governors Ball Music Festival appears to show New York Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams restraining teammate Darron Lee from an argument with a woman.

Twitter user @gunnerpunner provided the video and context:

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Part 1/2 https://t.co/Mvrk1FxIcE

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Part 2/2 man getting picked up like a bag of groceries https://t.co/Io7HGBS3Mr

According to the concertgoer's account, a person (later identified as Lee by NFL writer Benjamin Allbright) harassed and became physical with an unnamed woman on multiple occasions. Williams later stepped in and picked up Lee to take him away from the situation.

Lee was identified as the aggressor, with people needing to intervene to prevent the situation from escalating. The concertgoer said Lee threatened Williams, who picked up his teammate after he attempted to push his way through and get back to the woman.

These accounts have not been confirmed, either by police or any of the people involved in the situation. Security intervened after Williams became physical with Lee, according to the concertgoer.

Lee, 22, was the Jets' first-round pick in 2016. He recorded 73 tackles and one sack in 13 games during his rookie campaign.


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