Indianapolis Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson could be facing a suspension after he was found guilty on Monday of simple assault for punching a pizza delivery driver in the face, according to Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star.
Jackson, 32, was arrested in February 2015 after an altercation with the man who is now suing the Colts linebacker in civil court in a case that will be heard in April, according to FOX 59. The confrontation reportedly stemmed from an argument over a parking space.
The Colts linebacker wasn't suspended during the 2015 season and played all 16 games for the Colts, finishing the year with an interception, a forced fumble and three sacks. A high-priced addition to the Colts roster in 2014, Jackson made the Pro Bowl in his first season in Indianapolis and losing the linebacker could be especially costly for the team after losing Jerrell Freeman in free agency to the Chicago Bears.
Sentencing for the linebacker is set for April 6, according to Holder, although the punishment for the misdemeanor isn't expected to be severe.