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NFL Insider Predicts What Happens Next To Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt attempts to score for the Kansas City Chiefs.

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 28: Running back Kareem Hunt #27 of the Kansas City Chiefs carries the ball during the game against the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The status of Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt remains very much in limbo at this time. The team and the NFL both appear to be staying quiet in the aftermath of TMZ's release of a video allegedly showing Hunt attacking a woman in a Cleveland hotel back in February.

It remains to be seen if either the Chiefs or the league will suspend Hunt, but one NFL insider has an idea of what will likely happen next.

ESPN analyst Dan Graziano tweeted that the Chiefs sent Hunt home from the facility today. He suggested that Hunt would be placed on the Commissioner's Exempt List before the team or league decides if they'll punish him.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has the authority to place a player on the list, which removes a player from his team's Active List for however long he wants.

Back in 2014, the Minnesota Vikings placed Adrian Peterson on the list in the aftermath of his own scandal and legal proceedings.

The Chiefs are slated to play the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

We shall see if Andy Reid chooses to activate Hunt on Sunday, if the NFL lays the hammer down before then, or if it all goes away.

Stay tuned.