Former Bengals player indicted on sex charges

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CINCINNATI (AP) -- A former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker has been indicted on sex-related charges involving the teenage daughter of a former Bengals assistant coach.

The indictment alleges Nathaniel Webster engaged in sexual conduct with the girl in 2009 when she was 15 and threatened to harm her and her family if she told anyone.

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said Thursday the 33-year-old was indicted on one count each of gross sexual imposition and sexual battery and five counts of unlawful sex with a minor with gun specifications. Webster could be sentenced to up to 36 1/2 years in prison if convicted.

Court records didn't list an attorney for Webster.

He played for Tampa Bay from 2000 through 2003 and for the Bengals from 2004-05. He finished his career with Denver from 2006-08.