The former Nebraska standout filed a written arraignment form in Lancaster County District Court and waived Wednesday's arraignment hearing. His next court date hasn't yet been set.
The Patriots rolled the dice on Dennard, whom some believed to be a second-round talent before his April 21 arrest wrecked his draft stock. New England grabbed Dennard in the seventh and final round, 224th overall.
Dennard was fighting with another man outside a downtown Lincoln bar when cops intervened. Dennard allegedly pushed one of the officers and then punched him in the face.