Three analysts at NFL Network have been suspended.
The NFL Network has suspended three analysts following sexual harassment allegations from a former employee.
Scott Soshnick, a reporter for Bloomberg, reports that a former NFL Network executive and multiple analysts are accused of groping and making sexually explicit comments to a former colleague.
The NFL Network has announced that three analysts – Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, and Heath Evans – have been suspended from their duties pending the results of the investigation.
Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch has confirmed the news.
Breaking news from @soshnick below. The NFL Network confirms to @SInow that Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, and Heath Evans have been suspended from their duties at the NFL Network. pic.twitter.com/UE6pzvekeW
— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) December 12, 2017
The allegations against the retired players and Eric Weinberger, who’s now president of sports commentator Bill Simmons’s media group, are part of a lawsuit against NFL Enterprises in Los Angeles Superior Court. The amended complaint filed Monday detailed specific acts of harassment by several individuals who aren’t named as defendants.
You can read Bloomberg’s full report here.