Kareem Hunt Suspension Announced


The NFL has immediately introduced that Cleveland Browns operating again Kareem Hunt has been suspended eight video games for violating the league’s private conduct coverage, in response to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reviews that Hunt has accepted the punishment and won’t enchantment the league’s ruling.

The Browns signed Hunt on February 11, a number of months after the 23-year outdated operating again was launched by the Kansas City Chiefs when video footage of him pushing and kicking a girl surfaced. 

After the signing, Hunt issued a press release wherein 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 want to as soon as once more apologize for my actions final yr. What I did was mistaken and inexcusable. That shouldn’t be the person I used to be raised to be, and I’ve realized an ideal deal from that have and positively ought to have been extra truthful about it after the very 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 one of the best ways attainable 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 means again to the NFL. I am a piece in progress as an individual, however I am dedicated to benefiting from the help techniques that I’ve in place to turn into the very best and more healthy model of myself.”

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. 

Cleveland completed with a 7-Eight-1 document final season, and they’re at present one of many Super Bowl favorites after buying Pro Bowl receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in a commerce with the New York Giants.