Josh Brown placed on exempt list and unlikely to play for Giants again

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Giants kicker confessed to verbally and physically abusing his partner and has actually been put on commissioners exempt list

Josh Brown will likely not play once again for the New York Giants after he was put on the commissioners exempt list.

In a letter to the 14-year veteran, NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch stated Brown was being put on the leagues exempt list while the league examines whether he ought to be suspended as penalty for a number of supposed acts of spousal abuse. Birch stated the relocation does not represent a finding that you have actually breached the individual conduct policy, however does lead the way towards prospective additional sanctions.

Brown can appeal versus being put on the list, and will still be qualified to get his NFL income. Different sources have actually revealed doubt that Brown will ever kick once again in the league, after files emerged today which exposed the 37-year-old had actually confessed verbally and physically abusing his partner.

Brown served a one-game suspension for breaching the NFLs carry out policy, following his arrest in May 2015 on domestic abuse charges versus his then other half, Molly. He was not charged. The Giants re-signed Brown in April this year, and co-owner John Mara stated at the time: I think all the situations and truths, and we were comfy with our choice to re-sign him.

Earlier on Friday, Giants coach Ben McAdoo stated the group wasnt going to desert Brown, in spite of leaving him behind for Sundays video game versus the Rams in London. Were not going to turn our back on Josh, McAdoo stated. Hes our team-mate. When it returns from London and is on its bye week, #peeee

The group stated previously on Friday it would review Browns future. The NFL likewise revealed it would examine the files that consisted of Browns admissions of domestic violence. The league and group have actually shown there is brand-new info in the event file from Browns 2015 arrest in Washington.

[Brown] confessed to us hed mistreated his spouse in the past, Mara stated on Thursday throughout a radio interview with New York station WFAN. Whats a little uncertain is the level of that.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/oct/21/josh-brown-exempt-list-nfl-new-york-giants