Whitehead's next hearing is scheduled for August 10, according to court records.
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Whitehead's agent, David Rich, told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the crime is a case of mistaken identity and Whitehead committed no crime, as he was not in Virginia when the incident occurred.
The move came despite Whitehead's agent, Dave Rich, telling NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport that his client was not in Virginia at the time of the incident.More news: 200 join Healing and Justice Walk in honor of Justine Damond
Whitehead only has nine catches in his two-year career with the Cowboys, which might explain why Garrett and the Cowboys are adopting this hardline stance.
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Last week it was reported that his dog, Blitz, was kidnapped and being held for ransom. Star running back Ezekiel Elliott has faced no team discipline, and has been defended by owner Jerry Jones, after being accused of domestic violence, and of assault at a bar. Though Switzer wasn't as good at returning kicks in college as he was at returning punts, it seemed there was room for only one of these two guys on the 53-man roster.