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Charges dropped against Mark Duper

Updated: August 7, 2013, 8:18 PM ET
Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Florida prosecutors have dropped child-abuse charges against former Miami Dolphins receiver Mark Duper.

Prosecutors in Jacksonville, Fla., said the facts in the case did not warrant taking the case against the 54-year-old Duper to trial.

Duper had been accused of punching, body-slamming and choking his 17-year-old son last March. Duper's attorney George Cholakis said the teen had exaggerated what happened. Former NFL star Hugh Green was at Duper's house when ...

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