Police complaint has been filed by Protestors after being tackled by NFL’s Wagner

The animal-rights activist filed an assault complaint.

Activist was tackled by Los Angeles Rams linebacker Bobby Wagner.

The protester, Alex Taylor ran on to the field carrying a pink flare.

Alex is associated with Direct Action Everywhere which is an animal-rights group.

Incident happened during the Rams’ game against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night.

After evading security, he was tackled by the 240lb Wagner.

Wagner is Super Bowl champion and six-time All Pro.

Wagner said he had tackled the protester out of concern for others’ safety.

Video of the hit soon went viral.

The group this week called Wagner’s tackle a “blatant assault.”