The Cleveland Browns have at present introduced the signing of former Kansas City Chiefs operating again Kareem Hunt.
Hunt, 23, was launched by the Chiefs in late November after video footage of him pushing and kicking a girl surfaced.
In an announcement launched by the Cleveland Browns, GM John Dorsey, who drafted Hunt in Kansas City, defined his resolution to signal the Pro Bowl operating again.
“My relationship and interplay with Kareem since 2016 in school was an vital a part of this decision-making course of however we then did in depth due diligence with many people, together with medical professionals, to have a greater understanding of the particular person he’s at present and whether or not it was prudent to signal him,” Dorsey mentioned. “There had been two vital elements: one is that Kareem took full accountability for his egregious actions and confirmed true regret and secondly, simply as importantly, he’s present process and is dedicated to crucial skilled remedy and a plan that has been clearly laid out.”
Hunt additionally launched an announcement at present, by which he as soon as once more apologized for the incident that occurred final February, and mentioned he’s “dedicated to following the required steps to be taught and to be a greater and more healthy particular person from this example.”
“First off, I wish to as soon as once more apologize for my actions final 12 months. What I did was improper and inexcusable. That is just not the person I used to be raised to be, and I’ve realized an important deal from that have and definitely ought to have been extra truthful about it after the actual fact. I am extraordinarily grateful that John Dorsey, Dee and Jimmy Haslam and the Cleveland Browns group are granting me the chance to earn their belief and characterize their group in the easiest way doable on and off the sphere. I’m dedicated to following the required steps to be taught and to be a greater and more healthy particular person from this example. I additionally perceive the expectations that the Browns have clearly laid out and that I’ve to earn my manner again to the NFL. I am a piece in progress as an individual, however I am dedicated to profiting from the help programs that I’ve in place to turn out to be one of the best and more healthy model of myself.”
Hunt continues to be on the Commissioner’s Exempt record and can most definitely obtain a suspension of some size now that he’s on a roster.
In 11 video games with the Chiefs final season, Hunt rushed for 824 yards and 7 touchdowns to associate with 378 receiving yards and 7 receiving touchdowns.