Hall of Fame football linebacker Lawrence Taylor has pleaded not guilty
to charges that he raped a 16-year-old girl in Rockland County, New York, a court official told CNN.
The former New York Giants star was arraigned on Tuesday before Rockland County Judge William K. Nelson.
Taylor has been charged with third-degree rape for allegedly engaging in sexual intercourse with someone younger than 17 and third-degree patronization for allegedly paying the underage victim $300 to have sex. He is free on $75,000 bail.