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Dennis Thurman won't pursue case

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Through an attorney, New York Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman said Thursday he would not pursue civil or criminal action against a woman who recently accused him of slapping her at a restaurant.

Asked during the Jets' mandatory minicamp if he had further comment on the matter, Thurman said that he didn't.

In May, Jessie Stienberg, 28, filed a report saying that Thurman, 58, had slapped her after she declined his offer to buy her a drink. Thurman denied the accusation, and formal charges were not filed.