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Report: NFL admits to moving Josh Brown’s wife during Pro Bowl

The NFL has reportedly admitted it worked with hotel security to move Josh Brown’s ex-wife, Molly, and their children during the Pro Bowl this past January.

Albert Breer of The MMQB provided the following information Thursday.

In a 165-page police report released Wednesday, it was revealed that the NFL did know about Josh Brown’s abusive relationship with his ex-wife to the point of participating in moving her away from the abuse during the Pro Bowl.

The NFL has alleged in the past that it was not privy to any information that would indict Brown as a domestic violence offender. Hence, he was suspended just one game instead of the mandatory six for a first-time offender via the NFL’s personal conduct policy.

After the news broke, the NFL responded that it would be looking back into the case and indicated further discipline could be implemented.

An indefinite ban has been rumored to be a potential outcome, per Jason Cole of Bleacher Report.

The New York Giants have also responded to the latest news and will be keeping Brown at home while the team ventures to London to play against the Los Angeles Rams.

“In light of the news reports regarding the documents released by the State of Washington yesterday, we think it makes sense to review this newly disclosed information and to revisit this issue following our trip to London.

“The Giants do not condone or excuse any form of domestic violence.¬† Josh has acknowledged that he has issues in his life and has been working on these issues through therapy and counseling for a long period of time.

“We remain supportive of Josh and his efforts.”

As usual, the NFL is well behind the curve on this story. Breer does point out that the league asked for an open-record’s request in May but is just now getting the news like the rest of the sports community after the police report was released Wednesday.

That said, the league is also admitting it did take part in actively removing Brown’s family from his presence so that his wife and children would be protected from his drunken rage.

That, my dear readers, is something that does not mesh well with the league’s initial investigation into the matter.