Kareem Hunt situation a bad look for NFL

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Editor's note: This article contains images of assault that some may find disturbing.

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has weighed in on the latest news surrounding Kareem Hunt's February altercation with a woman, and he wants to aid the former Chiefs running back.

The website TMZ posted the video on Friday of the violent confrontation between Hunt and Ottinger. Hunt appears to argue with a woman. As for its "investigation" last February, we know now that the league did not even interview Hunt or the woman he pushed and kicked.

Video of the February incident in a Cleveland hotel hallway surfaced on TMZ's website Friday.

"Those kinds of things are never easy, " Reid said, adding that he wanted to avoid "a distraction" on the team.

The NFL investigated but didn't interview Hunt or the victim and also didn't see the video, ESPN said.

No charges have been filed against Hunt, but he admits he acted inappropriately that night.

The Kansas City Chiefs have released Kareem Hunt after a video surfaced of him allegedly showing him assaulting a woman
JASON HANNA GETTY IMAGESThe Kansas City Chiefs have released Kareem Hunt after a video surfaced of him allegedly showing him assaulting a woman

"We had a close relationship", Mahomes said Sunday after he threw four TD passes in Kansas City's 40-33 victory over the Oakland Raiders.

The Chiefs moved swiftly once the video was made public Friday. "I didn't tell them everything", Hunt said.

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The incident drew comparisons to the case of Ray Rice, who in 2014 was initially suspended for two games after he was charged with felony assault.

Fortunately for him, there won't be any video of the incident because it wasn't captured on surveillance cameras, according to TMZ. It showed Rice hitting his then-fiancée who then fell to the ground. That incident led to a lengthy legal saga, and it culminated in an investigation by Robert Mueller into the NFL's mishandling of it. The team faced a holy hell of a backlash since Foster had just been released from the San Francisco 49ers after his third arrest this year for violence against women.

Facing a backlash for hiring Foster, Doug Williams, the Redskin's senior vice president of player personnel, issued a statement, saying, "Reuben will have to go through numerous steps including the full legal process, an investigation and potential discipline from the National Football League, as well as meetings with counselors associated with the team before he will ever have the opportunity to wear the burgundy and gold as a player".

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