NFL Star Kareem Hunt Cut From Chiefs After Violent Video Surfaced

Kareem Hunt cut by Kansas City Chiefs after alleged assault video on woman emerges

The Chiefs released him after the release of a video showing Hunt shoving and kicking a woman.

The woman Kareem Hunt slammed down and kicked was initially gung-ho to press charges against the then-NFL superstar, but she's since gone silent.

Hunt sat down with ESPN's Lisa Salters for a one-on-one interview Sunday, expressing remorse for the incident while also asking for forgiveness and another opportunity in the NFL.

Although the details of the February incident are well known following the release of the surveillance video by TMZ on Friday, the details of the June incident aren't as clear.

Hunt was released Friday following the release of the TMZ video after the team determined that Hunt was "not truthful" in his discussions with the Chiefs about what occurred.

The Eagles' certainly do have a need at running back, which is why bringing in Hunt will likely be very tempting for the front office, even if he nearly certainly won't be playing until the 2019 season at the earliest. Nearly immediately, TMZ reported, the Chiefs sent Hunt home early from a practice.

"That's not me. That's not the person I am".

But the video, which shows Hunt shoving the woman several times and kicking her as others try to hold him back, led the National Football League to place Hunt on the "Commissioner Exempt List", preventing him from playing, practicing or attending games. He said that he had only met her once before the incident and didn't know how to get in touch with her. Despite that move by the league, any team is free to claim Hunt on waivers before 4 p.m. on Monday. Police said they did not see the video until it was made public.

More news: Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury has 'changed whole dynamic of heavyweight division'

The Chiefs had initially stuck by Hunt, despite reports of the woman's assault accusations.

The Chiefs said the footage proved that Hunt, who helped propel the team to first place in the AFC with a 9-2 record, had been "untruthful" with investigators. I know my upbringing wasn't flawless.

The Star has also been unsuccessful in attempts to contact the woman who was shoved and kicked by Hunt.

Hunt apologized to the woman in the video, the Chiefs organization and his family.

The NFL is reportedly investigating a separate incident where Kareem Hunt was accused of punching a man in the face at an OH resort in the months after he beat a 18-year-old woman in a hotel. I regret the decision I made that night.

Hunt remains on the exempt list, which means a team could sign him but he would be unable to play or attend games until the league's investigation is complete.

He said several times he was "embarrassed" by the video and insisted, "I know right from wrong". And with a soft schedule down the stretch, including two games against the Raiders, there is plenty of time for their offense to adjust to life without Hunt in the backfield. "And I know that's where I masked a lot of my problems".

As to the why he did what he did, apparently "some things were said".

Related News:

Most liked

Syria say it shoots down 'Israeli war plane' near Damascus & IOF denies
It is not yet clear whether the S-300s were among the air defense systems used in the Thursday night counterattacks. This was reported by the RIA Novosti news Agency with reference to own sources in the security cap.

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo now second worst in history
The U.S. sent thousands of responders to West Africa from the CDC and other government agencies, including the military. This clinical trial is the first-ever multi-drug trial for an Ebola treatment.

Jose Mourinho: 'We have no mad dogs'
This technically should've given him enough cover behind him, support in the middle and bodies ahead of him to destroy the opposition.

NYPD Finds Engagement Ring After Couple’s Proposal Attempt Goes Disastrously Awry
Their proposal went wrong when he dropped the ring down a utility grate - but the NYPD found it and is trying to track them down. The New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square attract over a million visitors from the US and around the world every year.

Putin warmly greets Saudi crown prince at G20 summit
Mrs May shook hands with the Saudi prince, who was also berated by French president Emmanuel Macron in a terse conversation captured on video.

New Zealand 21-5 USA: All Blacks Sevens win Dubai tournament
France increased its lead to 28-5 with Adam Zaruba in the sin-bin for not releasing on a try-saving tackle. The Canada-Ireland winner will face the England-Australia victor in the semifinals.

Wilder, Fury draw in epic heavyweight showdown
A right hook to the top of Fury's head in round nine dropped the big man after Fury was showboating, daring Wilder to hit him. Deontay Wilder enters tonight's contest sporting a ideal professional record of 40-0.

Shock Video of 15 Year Old Syrian Student Bullied in British School
A 16-year-old boy, who is to be charged with assault, appears to say in the footage " I'll drown you ". The local council also responded, saying: "Behaviour like this will not be tolerated".

Michael Clarke says Australia 'won't win' being nice
He also has faith his teammates can handle the pace and nous of Mitchell Starc , Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins . Test cricket returns to Australia but with two of their biggest stars missing the show.

Trump quarrels infuse tense G20 summit
A White House spokeswoman denied this and Trump said on Friday the ships' seizure was the "sole reason" he scratched the meeting. The meeting will also be a test of the personal chemistry between the two leaders, which Trump has hailed as a warm friendship.

Migrants at Mexico border face an uncertain future on their own
He pointed out that Tijuana residents, many of whom have taken to the streets to protest the caravan's presence, are suffering financially.

Eastern Europe: number of HIV diagnoses reached a peak
Although most HIV epidemics in the region are becoming more general in nature, key populations remain the most affected. They include successful programmes to offer more frequent and targeted HIV testing to promote earlier diagnosis.

PSG Neymar 'playacting' frustrating - Liverpool's Andrew Robertson
But when you play against PSG you know it's something you're going to come up against especially with him ( Neymar ). PSG survived that let-off and went on to double their lead thanks to a clearly wound up Neymar .

Trump Asks GOP Voters to Elect Mississippi Senator After Stumble
Senate runoff election that has focused attention on the state's troubled history of race relations. The matter was under investigation, he said, adding that he did not know what was on the signs.

Microsoft’s Stock Market Value Catches up With Apple
That exceeded by more than $1 billion the value of Apple, which has tumbled this month on concern about iPhone unit sales. Meanwhile, Apple's valuation has fallen over 20 percent since its own earning results, which didn't look all that hot .