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Josh Brown Says He's Never "Struck" His Wife In Released Statement

Josh Brown has released a statement.

Josh Brown, the New York Giants kicker who admitted to domestic abused in letters, emails and a journal, has said in a statement that he's never "struck" his wife.

The 37-year-old kicker, put on the NFL's Exempt List, said he "abused my wife" in the documents found by police, but says "abuse takes many forms" in his statement.

Here's his full statement, from Adam Schefter:

Statement from Josh Brown:

I am sorry that my past has called into question the character or integrity of The New York Giants, Mr. Mara or any of those who have supported me along the way. I have taken measures to get help so that I may be the voice of change, not a statistic. It is important to share that I never struck my wife, and never would. Abuse takes many forms, and is not a gray area. Through the past several years I have worked to identify and rectify my own behaviors. The road to rehabilitation is a journey and a constant modification of a way of life. My journey will continue forever as a person determined to leave a positive legacy and I embrace the opportunities to show and speak about what has helped me to be that man. In the interim, I am cooperating with the Giants and the NFL. Thank you to everyone that has supported me, I will not let you down.
-Josh Brown

Brown reportedly wrote in a journal entry that he had "physically, mentally, emotionally and verbally been a repulsive man." His wife also reportedly told police that he had been physically violent with her in more than 20 instances over the past couple of years.