The San Francisco 49ers announced Monday that they’ve released veteran FB Bruce Miller following the news of his recent arrest for assaulting two men.
The 49ers have released Bruce Miller.
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) September 5, 2016
According to the report, Miller tried to check into the Fisherman’s Wharf Marriott Hotel last night, but was told the hotel was full and had no vacancies.
The report says that Miller later returned Monday morning and began knocked on one of the guest room doors. After opening the door, the guest told Miller he had the wrong room, and Miller responded by attacking the individual.
Miller reportedly punched a 70-man-old man in the face, which led to the man sustaining broken bones. Both individuals were taken to the hospital with Miller leaving the scene, but later being apprehended and arrested.
The two men were later taken to the hospital, and Miller was later arrested after fleeing the scene.
Miller, 29, is a former seventh-round pick of the 49ers back in 2011. He’s in the third year of his four-year, $6.831 million contract and stands to make a base salary of $1.25 million for the 2016 season.
According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Miller will free up $290,625 in available cap space while creating $1,625,000 in dead money.
In 2015, Miller appeared in all 16 games for the 49ers and ran for 14 yards on six carries to go along with 10 receptions for 135 yards receiving and one total touchdown.