WARNING: This story contains graphic descriptions of violence.

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jeff Gladney strangled his girlfriend, pulled her hair, dragged her across the ground and struck her with a closed fist, causing visible injuries April 2, according to a police affidavit filed in Dallas.

He faces a criminal charge of felony assault and has not yet entered a plea in court. But will it cost him his job in the NFL?

The answer as of this week is no from the Vikings, who have kept him on the roster after selecting him in the first round of the NFL draft last year.

By contrast, the Seattle Seahawks didn’t believe Chad Wheeler deserved a second chance. They with felony assault in January against Alleah Taylor, his then-girlfriend. Wheeler, an undrafted offensive tackle, has

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