Former NFL Player Brendan Langley charged with assault

Grounded! United Airlines employee is fired for slapping ex-NFL player Brendan Langley

Brendan Langley is the passenger filmed trading blows with the unnamed United Airlines worker Langley played briefly in the NFL before joining the Calgary Stampeders for one season last year 

Footage of the fight does not show how it began - all of what has been released so far shows the worker throwing the first punch 

He was fired on Monday but he has not yet been charged by Port Authority, whereas Langley was Langley was accused of using a wheelchair to transport his luggage instead of a paid-for luggage cart

He was booked by Port Authority for a single charge of assault but the airline worker was not charged