Former Bengals receiver Carl Pickens arrested for attacking his wife

carl pickensAccording to TMZ,  former Bengals wide receiver Carl Pickens was arrested after allegedly attacking his wife while they were out on a movie date.

According to the Gwinnett County Police Department, Pickens and his wife got into an argument on Dec. 5th … and it was all about why his wife allowed her friend to join them on a movie date.

Cops say the argument escalated … with Pickens slamming her onto a couch and then pinning her down by the neck.

Cops say … Carl’s wife says the ex-NFL star also threw various objects around the house and then stormed out.

When cops arrived to the scene, cops say they could see a bruise on the woman’s neck.