Former Kansas Metropolis Chiefs operating again Kareem Hunt has began working with the NFL on a remedy and counseling program, a league supply tells ESPN.
Though the NFL’s investigative course of is ongoing, Hunt has voluntarily sought counseling after being concerned in a number of violent off-the-field incidents this previous yr, all of which the league is now taking into account for potential future self-discipline.
Exterior the Strains interviewed witnesses and reviewed police paperwork and practically 4 hours of officer bodycam video for essentially the most full account to date of the evening that jeopardized Kareem Hunt’s NFL profession.
Hunt nonetheless has a good distance to go earlier than he could make his method again onto the sphere, however this can be a first step that may have doubtless been mandated by the NFL down the street.
TMZ revealed a video on Nov. 30 of Hunt shoving and kicking a lady in a resort hallway final February. The NFL positioned Hunt on the commissioner’s exempt listing later that day, shortly earlier than the Chiefs launched him.
Hunt addressed the incident in an interview with ESPN final Sunday, saying he was “within the incorrect” and that he would inform the girl within the video that he’s “sorry for my actions that evening.”
The 2 different incidents involving Hunt are a restaurant altercation from final June about which the league already questioned him and a violent incident at a nightclub final January about which the NFL did not know till lately. TMZ reported the January incident on Monday.
The sources who spoke to ESPN on this matter did not know when the league would attain a call on Hunt’s eventual suspension however stated all three incidents could be a part of the analysis.
The NFL makes use of the commissioner’s exempt listing as a way of preserving a participant off the sphere whereas it investigates off-field conduct and comes to a call on a suspension.
ESPN’s Dan Graziano contributed to this report.