Notable suspensions under NFL’s personal conduct policy

by | Aug 1, 2022 | Sports

Some notable player suspensions under the NFL’s personal conduct policy:2022 — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson suspended six games (accusations of sexual harassment and assault while playing for the Houston Texans).2021 — Running back Derrius Guice suspended six games (domestic violence).2020 — Wide receiver Antonio Brown suspended eight games (multiple violations of personal conduct policy).2019 — Cleveland running back Kareem Hunt suspended eight games (assault caught on video).2019 — Seattle defensive lineman Jarran Reed suspended six games (assault accusation).2019 — Raiders guard Richie Incognito suspended two games (disorderly conduct).2018 — Seattle linebacker Mychal Kendricks suspended eight games (insider trading).2018 — Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston suspended three games (accused of touching a female Uber driver inappropriately in 2016).2018 — Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith suspended four games (domestic violence).2017 — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott suspended six games (domestic violence).2017 — Kicker Josh Brown suspended six games (domestic violence).2017 — Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones suspended one game (assault). Jones was suspended six games in 2008 and for one season in 2007 (multiple violations of personal conduct policy).2015 — Cowboys defensive Greg Hardy suspended 10 games (domestic violence). Arbitrator Harold Henderson later reduced suspension to four games.2014 — Baltimore running back Ray Rice suspended indefinitely (domestic violence).2014 — Defensive lineman Aldon Smith suspended nine games (violations of personal conduct policy and substance abuse policy). Also suspended in 2015 (violations of the league’s substance abuse policy). Reinstated in 2020.2014 — Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suspended indefinitely (child abuse case). Reinstated in 2015.2010 — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suspended six games (accusation of sexual assault by two women). Suspension later reduced to four games by Commissioner Roger Goodell.2008 — Vikings offensive lineman Bryant McKinnie suspended four games (arrested on aggravated battery charges after a street brawl outside a nightclub).2007 — Falcons quart …

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