DECATUR, Ala. -- An Alabama man who was allegedly assaulted by Rolando McClain and another man has sued the Raiders linebacker alleging "brutal and prolonged assault and battery."
Christian Tapscott of Decatur filed suit Wednesday in Morgan County Circuit Court seeking unspecified punitive and compensatory damages from McClain and Jadarious Willingham.
The suit says Tapscott sustained broken bones, bruises and lacerations. It alleges that McClain "smiled and laughed as he pointed a gun at Mr. Tapscott and Mr. Tapscott begged him not to kill him."
McClain's attorney, Billy C. Burney II, says McClain denies there was a gun involved or that he assaulted Tapscott. Burney contends money "was a motivating factor in the criminal charges being filed."
McClain and Willingham have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges. Trial is scheduled for May. McClain could face six months to a year in jail if convicted.
Watch out Jalen Richard. You have some competition for your punt returning job.
Okay, not really.
But quarterback Derek Carr got in on the action Tuesday. In a video posted by the Raiders on Twitter, Carr fielded a punt and ran it back to the endzone for a touchdown.
He proceeded to do Deion Sanders' touchdown dance and that elicited a response from the Pro Football Hall of Famer.
"That's 1 of the many reasons why I gots mad love for
@derekcarrqb he is the #Truth," Sanders wrote in a quote tweet.
Carr has yet to respond.
The Raiders placed two players on the Non-Football Injury List, the team announced on Tuesday.
Linebacker Ben Heeney and tight end Cooper Helfet both count against the 90-man roster.
The Raiders' first team practice of training camp is scheduled for Saturdya.
Heeney was selected in the 5th round of the 2015 draft out of Kansas.
After appearing in 15 games a rookie, he saw action in just four games last season.
Over 23 games for the Seahawks in 2014 and 2015, Helfet caught 25 passes for 315 yards and two touchdowns.
He spent time on the Raiders' practice squad last season.