Josh Brown, Free Agent Kicker, Suspended Six More Games

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Josh Brown got a further six-game suspension for domestic abuse, though he is not currently with any team.

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The N.F.L. suspended Josh Brown, a free-agent kicker, for six more games after spending nearly a year evaluating additional evidence related to charges of domestic violence.

Brown, who played 14 seasons with the Seahawks, Rams, Bengals and Giants, was originally suspended for one game last year after he admitted to the Giants that he had abused his wife.

But when the police in Washington State released documents last October that showed that Brown wrote about being “physically, verbally and emotionally” abusive to his wife, the Giants released him and the league suspended him indefinitely with pay.

Since then, the league has reviewed the documents and interviewed Brown again. That led to the decision to suspend him for six more games, which was first reported by ESPN and confirmed by a league official.

The suspension will have no bearing on any teams because Brown, 38, is a free agent….

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