Kareem Hunt Released by the Chiefs

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  1. Thorn

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    He'd be a hell of an asset for someone in either of those two spring leagues starting up. I don't think there'll be any talent of his level in those leagues.

    That is if anyone takes a chance on him. It could hurt as much as help if things didn't go right.
     
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    So the N word gave him the right to beat her ass. Nice moral code. Mixon claimed the same thing

    Not attacking you but the N word played out. Word is he punched a dude in the face in June. So much talent. So dumb. I halfway think the league didnt want to know what happened.
     
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    I don't agree with men hitting women period. At the same time, she has ample opportunity to remove herself from the situation. Far as I'm concerned I wouldn't have a problem had the Chiefs not cut him, or if some team picks him up & endure the 6 game suspension or if the NFL decides not to suspend him.

    I don't know the situation, but if this is just some acquaintance he got sideways with, this doesn't count as domestic abuse to me.

    Domestic abuse, in my mind, involves a relationship an abused women feels trapped in because the dude has some kind of psycological/emotional/economic hold on her.
     
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    Do agree with you on the interpretation on domestic abuse. It's now abuse against woman. However no excuse in this situation. He was trying to be held back by people. Seems a lot of people in a hotel room after hours. No telling what was going in there.
     
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    He "F'd" up and went live to admit to his wrongdoing.....both for the incident and lying to the team. It will be interesting to see how many other women might try to grab their 15 minutes of fame by suddenly coming forward to recount their situations of abuse. If no one else comes forward, then this probably remains a singular incident. Spend the next 8 months in counseling and let the NFL and teams know that you're being proactive in trying to improve yourself.

    Kareem, for future reference.....let your leeches handle these situations b/c they're just standing around helping you spend your money anyways. Let's see how many continue to be your "yes man" now that you NFL paycheck has dried up.....actually not sure how much the Chiefs owe him after releasing him.
     
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    Washington is taking an unbelievable PR hit for claiming Foster. If things don't work out for both, it will even be worse. Washington won't be going after Hunt. It has made teams extremely wary of picking up Hunt.


    Kareem Hunt clears waivers

    December 3, 2018, 5:15 PM EST

    The NFL’s teams apparently learned something from last week’s misadventures in Washington.

    Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt cleared waivers on Monday. It means that no team (not even Washington) claimed the balance of his rookie contract. Hunt now becomes a free agent.

    On Tuesday, Washington claimed former 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster on waivers after the team that made him a first-round pick in 2017 released Foster following his second domestic violence arrest of the year. Washington was loudly criticized for the move, and the organization then found a way to make it worse by clumsily defending the decision.
     
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    Looks like now there is a 3rd assault incident Hunt an his posse was involved in this past Jan. Seems like Hunt just likes to fight. Maybe someone should try to desensitise him by covering him with chicken blood and throwing him into a dog fighting ring as a "3rd party."

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    Report: RB Kareem Hunt involved in January nightclub incident
    7:19 PM CT


    Kareem Hunt, waived Friday by the Kansas City Chiefs after the release of a video that showed him shoving and kicking a woman in February, was also involved in an incident at a Kansas City-area nightclub in January, according to TMZ.

    A man told police that he was beaten by former NFL running back George Atkinson and other men, including Hunt, according to a police report obtained by TMZ.

    The man, who said he was coming to the defense of a friend who'd been shoved by Atkinson, told police he was treated at North Kansas City Hospital for a broken rib, broken nose and multiple contusions.

    Kansas City police told TMZ that the accuser stopped cooperating and that neither Atkinson nor Hunt was arrested and no charges were filed.

    The woman who was seen being shoved and kicked by Hunt in the video released last week by TMZ also did not file charges.

    Hunt was placed on the Commissioner's Exempt List after the release of the video, and the Chiefs waived him because they said Hunt was not truthful with the team when they previously asked him about a report of him shoving the woman.

    In an interview over the weekend with ESPN's Lisa Salters, Hunt took responsibility for his actions in the video. "It was just a long night," Hunt said. "To be exact, it don't really matter what happened. I was in the wrong. I could have took responsibility and made the right decision to find a way to de-escalate the situation."

    Hunt was also alleged to have punched a man at a Ohio resort in June, but TMZ reported the man said he was not injured and did not pursue charges.
     
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    Report: Cleveland Police department explores handling of Kareem Hunt case
    December 5, 2018, 8:34 PM EST


    The Cleveland Police Department failed to do a complete investigation regarding the assault allegation made against former Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt in February. The Cleveland Police Department is now investigation its handling of the case.

    According to TMZ the Cleveland Police Department has launched an internal probe regarding the case.

    “Following an internal review, it has been determined that in February 2018 a member of the Cleveland Division of Police provided a copy of the police report involving the February 10, 2018 assault incident at The 9 [hotel] to a representative from the National Football League,” the department said in a statement issued to TMZ. “The report did not go through the official public records request process.”

    This statement suggests that someone skirted the regular procedures, and it harmonizes the NFL’s position on the matter with a Tuesday report from the Kansas City Star that an official records request wasn’t submitted by the NFL until Friday, the day that the video of the assault emerged on TMZ. (Some in the media have suggested that the report regarding the absence of an official records request was irresponsible; the new statement from the Cleveland Police Department confirms and validates the report. The NFL indeed didn’t make an official request, but it did somehow get its hands on the paperwork.)

    The Cleveland Police Department also said that it is examining the “overall response” to the incident. Though no specifics were provided, it’s possible that the Cleveland Police Department will investigate the decision not to request the video of the incident on the basis that the alleged crime was a misdemeanor not a felony.

    A crime is a crime is a crime, and it’s possible that someone decided to try to keep the video permanently out of view by not requesting it from the hotel. That plan became derailed when TMZ got the video, presumably by paying for it.
     
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    Hunt was released by the Chiefs after video of that incident came to light and the NFL has reportedly spoken to him about an accusation that he punched a man in June. Hunt has also been accused of kicking a man during an altercation in January.

    According to multiple reports, Hunt is seeking counseling as the NFL deliberates about a penalty. That step — Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Hunt is getting counseling for alcohol and anger management issues — is one that the NFL would likely have called for as part of a path back to active status as an NFL player had Hunt not taken the step already.

    Hunt went unclaimed on waivers and is currently a free agent. He is on the Commissioner’s exempt list and is not be eligible to play unless and until that changes. A lengthy suspension is expected to be in place once Hill is taken off that list.

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    Would have helped his case had he sought counseling before the video.
     
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    NFL expected to suspend Kareem Hunt but allow him to return in 2019
    January 20, 2019, 7:12 AM EST


    Free agent running back Kareem Hunt is expected to be back on the field some time during the 2019 season.

    Hunt will surely be suspended to start the 2019 season, but he is expected to learn the length of his suspension before the start of the league year, and he is likely to be allowed back during the 2019 season, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    The start of the league year, when free agency begins, actually isn’t particularly relevant to Hunt, who is a free agent right now. Free agency only begins in March for players whose contracts have expired, not for players who were released, as Hunt was by the Chiefs after video of him assaulting a woman surfaced.

    Hunt will surely have suitors. The Bears have already said they’d consider signing him, and they won’t be the only team interested. In fact, it’s possible that Hunt will come out ahead financially, given that he was under contract for a very affordable $677,000 in 2019 under his rookie deal. Hunt is likely to get multiple free agent offers, all from teams that assure the public they’re deeply concerned about Hunt’s actions, while also acknowledging that they’re willing to pay him to help them win on Sundays.
     
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    NFL expected to suspend Kareem Hunt but allow him to return in 2019
    January 20, 2019, 7:12 AM EST


    Free agent running back Kareem Hunt is expected to be back on the field some time during the 2019 season.

    Hunt will surely be suspended to start the 2019 season, but he is expected to learn the length of his suspension before the start of the league year, and he is likely to be allowed back during the 2019 season, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    The start of the league year, when free agency begins, actually isn’t particularly relevant to Hunt, who is a free agent right now. Free agency only begins in March for players whose contracts have expired, not for players who were released, as Hunt was by the Chiefs after video of him assaulting a woman surfaced.

    Hunt will surely have suitors. The Bears have already said they’d consider signing him, and they won’t be the only team interested. In fact, it’s possible that Hunt will come out ahead financially, given that he was under contract for a very affordable $677,000 in 2019 under his rookie deal. Hunt is likely to get multiple free agent offers, all from teams that assure the public they’re deeply concerned about Hunt’s actions, while also acknowledging that they’re willing to pay him to help them win on Sundays.
     
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    So the Browns have said f*ck it and scooped up Hunt to a 1 year deal.

    Nice backfield for them now with Hunt, Nick Chubb, and Duke Johnson.
     
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    They get a receiver or two and that offense will be scary
     
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    Doesn't it make you feel all warm and fuzzy how Houston helped the Browns along their way? :)
     
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    Damn, didn't think he'd be signed until FA started.

    Was hoping that the Pats would have added him to their backfield. Terrible missed opportunity.
     
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    The former GM paid with his job. Rightfully so.
     
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    Browns are gonna be pretty stacked with a good off season.
     
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