Former Patriots Draft Pick Facing Stalking Charge In New Hampshire


The New England Patriots offseason is in full swing, but a former draft pick is reportedly facing a stalking charge in New Hampshire.

Greg Spires was arrested Friday in Concord, NH and charged with stalking and violating a protective order, according to The Concord Monitor. The paper is reporting that the 44-year-old is being held without bail.

Authorities have told the Concord Monitor that Spires’s ex-wife took out a protective order against him on Thursday after Spires appeared at sporting events that their daughter was participating in. Spires is accused of violating the order Friday.

In 2016, The Boston Globe reported that Spires was ordered to stay away from his ex-wife. In the

Spires was drafted by the Patriots in the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft. The defensive end played 42 games for New England during his three seasons in Foxboro. He would go on to play for the Cleveland Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who he ultimately won a Super Bowl with in 2002.

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Source: NESN

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