Matt Araiza MISSES Buffalo Bills game after being accused of gang-raping a 17-year-old

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Matt Araiza MISSES Buffalo Bills last preseason crippled against Carolina aft being accused of gang-raping a 17-year-old successful an off-campus enactment astatine San Diego State

By Jack Bezants For Dailymail.Com

Published: 22:36 BST, 26 August 2022 | Updated: 22:56 BST, 26 August 2022

Matt Araiza, the Buffalo Bills rookie accused of gang-raping a 17-year-old portion helium was astatine San Diego State, volition miss his team's preseason crippled against Carolina connected Friday night.

Araiza was named this week successful a civilian suit alongside 2 different players. The incidental reportedly occurred astatine an off-campus enactment successful 2021 with the unfortunate being a insignificant who claims she went into and retired of consciousness during the events.

Numerous reports authorities helium volition present miss Friday's crippled against Carolina. He has been pictured arriving astatine the stadium but is not expected to play immoderate progressive relation successful the squad connected Friday night.

Araiza's lawyer, Kerry Armstrong, denied his client's engagement successful the incidental saying: 'It's a shakedown due to the fact that he's present with the Buffalo Bills. There is nary uncertainty successful my caput that Matt Araiza ever raped that girl.'

Sportsmail has approached The Bills for comment. 

Matt Araiza, the Buffalo Bills rookie accused of gang-raping a 17-year-old, volition miss his team's crippled against Carolina connected Friday 

Araiza was pictured arriving with the squad connected Friday but helium is not expected to play 

It was reported earlier connected Friday that Araiza told his 17-year-old accuser successful a police-monitored telephone telephone that she needed to beryllium tested for chlamydia aft an alleged hour-and-a-half-long onslaught that near her 'bloody and crying,' according to a suit obtained by 

The lawsuit, filed successful San Diego County Superior Court, accuses Araiza, Zavier Leonard and Nowlin 'Pa'a' Ewaliko of pack raping a then-17-year-old miss astatine a Halloween enactment astatine a location wherever Araiza had been living.

The plaintiff, present 18, is identified successful the ailment arsenic 'Jane Doe' due to the fact that she was underage astatine the time. 

There is simply a transgression probe into the allegations, according to the Los Angeles Times, which archetypal reported the lawsuit. No arrests person been made and San Diego Police person not publically identified immoderate suspects. 

Araiza would not beryllium taxable to the NFL idiosyncratic behaviour argumentation implicit the alleged rape due to the fact that it took spot successful 2021, earlier helium was a league player. 

The suit states that the teen had been drinking with friends erstwhile they decided to spell to the enactment connected October 17 and she was 'observably intoxicated upon arrival.' She became separated from her friends and was approached by Araiza who offered her a drink, according to the lawsuit. She believes the portion 'not lone contained alcohol, but different intoxicating substances,' the ailment said. 

She told Araiza, who was 21 astatine the time, that she was a precocious schoolhouse senior, according to the lawsuit. She alleges helium past led her to a broadside gait wherever helium asked her to execute oral enactment and past had enactment with her earlier taking her to a chamber successful the home. There were astatine slightest 3 different men successful the room, including Leonard and Ewaliko, according to the complaint. The suit states that Araiza threw the teen onto the furniture and she went successful and retired of consciousness portion she was being raped. It added, 'but she does retrieve immoderate moments from the horrific pack rape.'

After an hour-and-a-half, the teen 'stumbled retired of the country bloody and crying,' according to the complaint. Her nose, belly button, and receptor piercings had been pulled out.

Buffalo Bills punter Araiza told his 17-year-old rape accuser successful a police-monitored telephone telephone that she needed to beryllium tested for chlamydia aft an alleged hour-and-a-half-long onslaught that near her 'bloody and crying,' according to a tribunal filing obtained by

She instantly told her friends astir the rape and the adjacent time reported it to constabulary and underwent a rape exam, according to the lawsuit. Officers coached her connected calling Araiza, which she did 10 days aboriginal arsenic detectives recorded it, according to the complaint.

During the call, Araiza acknowledged having enactment with her, the suit states, but later, erstwhile she asked him 'And did we person existent sex?' helium responded 'This is Matt Araiza. I don't retrieve thing that happened that night' and hung up.

But earlier getting disconnected the phone, Araiza did archer Doe to get tested for chlamydia. 

'Araiza told Doe that helium had tested affirmative for chlamydia, astatine which clip Doe was instructed to say, ''So you cognize what to get tested for Ok, that makes maine consciousness a spot better.'''

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