NFL Football
Scoreboard|Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions

NFL puts Giants K Brown on exempt list

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

LONDON (AP) The NFL placed Josh Brown on paid leave Friday hours after coach Ben McAdoo struggled to answer questions about how the New York Giants might discipline the kicker for abusing his wife.

In a letter to the 14-year veteran, NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch said Brown was being placed on the league's "exempt list" while the league investigates whether he should be suspended as punishment for several alleged acts of spousal abuse. Birch said the move "does not represent a finding that you have violated the personal conduct policy," but does pave the way toward potential further sanctions.

Being placed on Commissioner Roger Goodell's "exempt" list means Brown cannot attend practices or Giants games but can go to Giants headquarters for meetings and workouts. It also means Brown continues to be paid and his presence won't be counted on the Giants' 53-man roster. Brown could appeal the decision.


Passing Yards
Rank Name Yds
1 M. Ryan2075
2 E. Manning1788
3 A. Dalton1757
4 D. Brees1734
5 A. Luck1721
6 K. Cousins1695
7 B. Roethlisberger1685
8 M. Stafford1648
9 P. Rivers1647
10 D. Carr1608
View Full Leaderboard

w11 © 2016 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.