The accuser claims that Hunt, along with former Chiefs running back George Atkinson, kicked a man while he was down following Kansas City's loss to the Titans in the playoffs. It's been a tough time for me and I'm extremely embarrassed from the video, ' Hunt said. My mother raised me right. "I made a bad choice and I'm not going to let this bring me down". I believe I deserve forgiveness.
Nevertheless, the temptation for running back needy teams to get Hunt is always going to be there. If a team were to sign him, he'd be placed back on the list while the National Football League finishes their investigation and determines the length of a suspension.
Kareem Hunt #27 of the Kansas City Chiefs runs in the open field during the first half of the game against the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. "To be exact, it don't really matter what happened".
The NFL, which had reportedly requested but was not given access to the video by Hunt's residence and the Cleveland Police, placed him on the NFL Commissioner Exemption List upon its unveiling Friday. "It will include a review of the new information that was made public on Friday - which was not available to the National Football League previously - as well as further conversations with all parties involved in the incident".
After TMZ released a video on Friday that showed Hunt shoving and kicking a woman during a February incident at a hotel in Cleveland, the National Football League made a decision to put him on the commissioner's exempt list. Teams had until 4 p.m. on Monday to put in a claim for the running back.
"Those kinds of things are never easy, " Reid said, adding that he wanted to avoid "a distraction" on the team. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes offered the appropriate reaction to the incident.
The Chiefs had initially stuck by Hunt, despite reports of the woman's assault accusations.
The Chiefs released Hunt, who led the league in rushing past year, after TMZ Sports published surveillance footage showing him pushing and kicking a young woman outside his Cleveland residence in February.
National Football League front offices are going to do a whole lot of research on Hunt and all of his off-field troubles before they decide to bring him in. "I didn't give it too much thought, to be honest with you".