Holmes says he's innocent

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Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Santonio Holmes denies hurting a woman who says he threw a glass at her in an Orlando nightclub and claims another woman hit her with the cup, according to a police report released Tuesday.

Santonio Holmes: Steelers wide receiver denies he hit a woman in a nightclub, according to a police report. 
  Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press
Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press
Santonio Holmes: Steelers wide receiver denies he hit a woman in a nightclub, according to a police report.

Holmes told an Orlando Police Department officer that the alleged victim, Anshonae Mills , grabbed his wrist, got in his face and called him a racial name after he asked for his seat back in the VIP section of Club Rain earlier this month.

Mills, 21, told a different story in a civil lawsuit she filed last week against 26-year-old Holmes. In the lawsuit, she claimed that the Super Bowl MVP got in her face and then hit her with the glass after she refused to give up her seat.

Mills' attorneys said at a news conference Tuesday that they hadn't seen the police report and couldn't comment on it.

The lawsuit followed a separate incident involving Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger , who became the subject of a police investigation after a college student alleged he assaulted her in a Georgia nightclub.

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Elam played 15 seasons with Denver from 1993 to 2007 and shares the NFL record with Tom Dempsey for the longest field goal. Elam tied the record with a 63-yard field goal on Oct. 28, 1998.

Elam played two seasons with the Atlanta Falcons before being waived Dec. 1.

RAIDERS: Safety Hiram Eugene has signed his restricted free agent tender to return to the team next season.

Oakland posted the move on its Web site Monday.

EAGLES: Re-signed cornerback Ellis Hobbs and linebacker Chris Gocong to one-year contracts.

Both players were restricted free agents, and each signed his tender offer.

TITANS: Agreed to terms with cornerback Tye Hill , a former first-round draft choice.

Hill has started 24 games with five interceptions during a four-year career. Last year he started three games for Atlanta.

BILLS: Able to walk without a limp, guard Eric Wood is confident his surgically repaired left leg will be fully recovered by the start of training camp this summer, great progress for a player who initially feared he might not play again after he broke two bones in the leg during an 18-15 loss at Jacksonville on Nov. 22.


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