Eagles tight end Goedert assaulted at South Dakota bar

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ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP)A Florida man is accused of punching Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert at a bar.

The 29-year-old man is charged with misdemeanor assault and has been released on a personal recognizance bond, according to Ernest Thompson, chief deputy state’s attorney in Brown County.

Goedert, 25, is a Britton, South Dakota, native and was at The Zoo bar in Aberdeen when he was punched and knocked to the ground about 1 a.m. Saturday. Thompson confirmed a video of the punch that surfaced on social media involved Goedert, the Argus Leader reported.

The video shows Goedert with his arm outstretched, distancing himself from another man before being punched by a different person.

Thompson said it’s not yet known what happened before the confrontation. Goedert was taken by ambulance to a hospital, treated and released.

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