Taylor due in court to answer charge

Updated: July 12, 2010, 4:46 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW CITY, N.Y. -- Lawrence Taylor will appear in a Rockland County courtroom Tuesday morning, for the first time since he was arrested on May 6 for charges including statutory rape of a 16-year-old girl.

Although Taylor has not publicly addressed the charges, his attorney, Arthur Aidala, said that he would fight them after Taylor was indicted by a grand jury on June 23. Aidala said the indictment was little more than a formality and that Taylor would plead innocent.

"I am saying that ...

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