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Lawrence Taylor's wife arrested for domestic violence

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Lawrence Taylor's Wife -- Arrested For Domestic Violence ... Allegedly Attacked NFL Legend

Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor's wife has been arrested for domestic violence after a physical altercation in Florida, according to TMZ Sports.

Lynette Taylor, 42, was arrested Thursday on a count of domestic violence and a count of resisting arrest.

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According to the report, Lawrence Taylor told police that Lynette hit him in the back of the head, leaving him with a minor laceration.

"That's a lie. My husband is a 300 pound linebacker,' she told authorities after the incident. A judge has ordered the two to stay at least 500 feet from each other.

Lynette Taylor has been arrested at least three times for violent crimes, though most of the charges were later dropped. The couple has been married for nine years and has two children together.

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Lawrence Taylor's wife arrested for domestic violence

Ray Rice

- Indicted for third-degree aggravated assault after hitting his then-fiancee

Current team: Free Agent

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Brandon Marshall

- Arrested on charges of assault on a law enforcement officer in 2004
- Arrested on suspicion of domestic violence against his girlfriend in 2007
- Charged with misdemeanor battery in Georgia in 2008
- Arrested in 2009 for disorderly conduct while fighting with his fiancee
- Accused of hitting a woman in New York in 2012

Current team: New York Jets

(Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson

- Pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charge of reckless assault against his four-year-old son

Current team: Minnesota Vikings

(Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Terrell Suggs

- Allegedly threw a soap dispenser at his then-girlfriend in 2009
- Accused of attacking his then-girlfriend in 2012

Current team: Baltimore Ravens

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Fred Davis

- Accused of assaulting a woman in 2011

Current team: Washington Redskins

(Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Adam 'Pacman' Jones

- Cited for misdemeanor assault in October of 2006
- Part of a shooting and multiple assaults at a Las Vegas strip club in 2007
- Accused of hitting a woman at a strip club in Georgia in 2008

Current team: Cincinnati Bengals

(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Albert McClellan

- Charged with battery and simple assault with threat or intent to do violence against his girlfriend in 2012

Current team: Baltimore Ravens

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Bruce Miller

- Accused of assaulting girlfriend in 2015, later reduced to a charge of disturbing the peace

Current team: San Francisco 49ers

(Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)

Chris Cook

- Accused and acquitted of strangling his girlfiend

Current team: Free Agent

(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Courtney Upshaw

- Charged with third-degree domestic violence in 2009 alongside his then-girlfriend. Charges were later dropped.

Current team: Baltimore Ravens

(Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Dez Bryant

- Charged with a class A misdemeanor domestic violence charge for hitting his mother

Current team: Dallas Cowboys

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Dorial Green-Beckham

- Accused of pushing a woman down the stairs

Current team: Tennessee Titans

(Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Justin Cox

- Arrested for domestic violence in 2015

Current team: Free Agent

(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Leroy Hill

- Arrested on suspicion of domestic abuse after allegedly hitting his girlfriend in 2010

Current team: Free Agent

(Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/ Getty Images)

Phillip Merling

- Charged with aggravated battery against his pregnant fiancee in 2010

Current team: Free Agent

(Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Quincy Enunwa

- Accused of assaulting his girlfriend

Current team: New York Jets

(Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Randy Starks

- Charged with domestic assault in 2006

Current team: Cleveland Browns

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Robert Sands

- Charged with assault in the fourth degree in a 2013 domestic violence incident

Current team: Free Agent

(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rodney Austin

- Charged with assault against a female and a child under 12 in 2015

Current team: Free Agent

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Santonio Holmes

- Arrested in 2006 for domestic violence and assault. Charges were later dropped
- Allegedly threw a glass at a woman outside an Orlando club

Current team: Free Agent

(Photo by Al Pereira/New York Jets/Getty Images)

Tony McDaniel

- Charged with domestic battery against his girlfriend in 2010

Current team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

(Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Maurkice Pouncey

- With his twin brother, allegedly assaulted and harassed several people outside a Miami club

Current team: Pittsburgh Steelers

(Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images)

Mike Pouncey

- With his twin brother, allegedly assaulted and harassed several people outside a Miami club

Current team: Miami Dolphins

(Photo by Ron Elkman/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)

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