Raiders OT Green arrested in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. -- Oakland Raiders tackle Cornell Green has been arrested on a domestic violence charge in Florida.

Age: 32

Height: 6-6 Weight: 315

College: Central Florida

Experience: 9 seasons

Tampa police say Green became violent Saturday during an argument at his home there with the mother of his two children. Police say Green slammed 30-year-old Teriyonal Ebony Flowers into a wall, then struck her right arm with an aluminum mop handle.

The former player at Central Florida then fled the house. He was arrested at Tampa International Airport before a flight he had planned to take to Oakland, Calif.

The 32-year-old tackle was being held Sunday at the Hillsborough County jail on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Jail records did not show an attorney for Green. Messages left at his agent's office and cell phone were not immediately returned.

Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press

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