The Cleveland Browns have at present introduced the signing former Kansas City Chiefs working again Kareem Hunt.
Hunt, 23, was launched by the Chiefs in late November after video footage him pushing and kicking a girl surfaced.
In a press release launched by the Cleveland Browns, GM John Dorsey, who drafted Hunt in Kansas City, defined his choice to signal the Pro Bowl working again.
"My relationship and interplay with Kareem since 2016 in school was an vital half this decision-making course of however we then did intensive due diligence with many people, together with medical pressionals, to have a greater understanding the particular person he's at present and whether or not it was prudent to signal him," Dorsey stated. "There had been two vital components: one is that Kareem took full duty for his egregious actions and confirmed true regret and secondly, simply as importantly, he's present process and is dedicated to obligatory pressional therapy and a plan that has been clearly laid out."
Hunt additionally launched a press release at present, through which he as soon as once more apologized for the incident that occurred final February, and stated he's "dedicated to following the mandatory steps to study and to be a greater and more healthy particular person from this case."
"First f, I wish to as soon as once more apologize for my actions final 12 months. What I did was improper and inexcusable. That just isn't the person I used to be raised to be, and I've realized a terrific deal from that have and definitely ought to have been extra truthful about it after the very fact. I am extraordinarily grateful that John Dorsey, Dee and Jimmy Haslam and the Cleveland Browns group are granting me the chance to earn their belief and signify their group in one of the simplest ways potential on and f the sphere. I'm dedicated to following the mandatory steps to study and to be a greater and more healthy particular person from this case. I additionally perceive the expectations that the Browns have clearly laid out and that I've to earn my approach again to the NFL. I am a piece in progress as an individual, however I am dedicated to taking benefit the help programs that I've in place to grow to be the very best and more healthy model myself."
Hunt continues to be on the Commissioner’s Exempt record and can most actually obtain a suspension some size now that he's on a roster.
In 11 video games with the Chiefs final season, Hunt rushed for 824 yards and 7 touchdowns to associate with 378 receiving yards and 7 receiving touchdowns.