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"Effective immediately, violations of the Personal Conduct Policy regarding assault, battery, domestic violence or sexual assault that involve physical force will be subject to a suspension without pay of six games for a first offense," Goodell writes, though the league may choose to make a suspension longer or shorter depending on various factors. "A second offense will result in banishment from the NFL."
originally posted by: GrantedBail
That is for the first offense. Second offense is a one year ban from the league. However, the player may apply the following year for a reprieve.
a reply to: roadgravel
originally posted by: Echo007
He should be banned from NFL for life. NFL needs to take a strong stance on this kind of stuff to make professional athletes know their action has consequences.
Pete Rose was banned for life for betting on baseball. He didn't do anything to hurt the team he was manger of.
Do you believe that a woman can provoke a man to strike her?