Josh Brown RUMORS & NEWS

  • Josh Brown not expected to appeal being placed on exempt list

    ABC News "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown is not expected to appeal the NFL's decision to place him on the commissioner's exempt list, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Brown was placed on the exempt list Friday, when?NFL senior vice president Adolpho Birch sent a letter to Brown..." October 24

  • NFL, union disagree on who pushed for quick resolution in Josh Brown case

    Pro Football Talk "One lingering question regarding the NFL’s badly unforced error in the Josh Brown case arises from the league’s decision to impose discipline on the Giants kicker before the authorities in King County, Washington concluded their investigation. Making that question more legitimate is the fact..." October 24

  • Molly Brown: Giants teammates knew of abuse

    Pro Football Talk "As the Sunday morning talking heads begin the process of talking about the potential reaction by teammates to the knowledge that Giants kicker Josh Brown engaged in abuse of his ex-wife more widespread than grabbing her wrist in May 2015, it’s important to remember one key fact: Brown’s ex-wife..." October 23

  • Officials, players concerned with NFL's treatment of Josh Brown case

    ESPN "NFL owners, executives, coaches and players have privately been expressing their displeasure over how the league and the New York Giants have handled the domestic violence allegations against kicker Josh Brown, sources confirmed to ESPN. One team owner has called the situation an..." October 22

  • Former Ravens player wonders why Josh Brown has job but Ray Rice is 'blackballed'

    CBS Sports "The treatment of Josh Brown by the NFL and the New York Giants has been perplexing at best. The Giants knew Brown abused his wife and still decided to re-sign him. The NFL only suspended Brown one game, a mystifying number given the circumstances. Brown isn't with the Giants in London for..." October 22

  • Torrey Smith joins chorus of criticism of how NFL has handled Josh Brown case

    SI "Torrey Smith of the San Francisco 49ers took to Twitter to criticize the NFL's handling of domestic violence in light of the news that New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admitted to abusing his ex-wife Molly Brown. Brown has been placed on the commissioner’s exempt list but will still be paid as..." October 22

  • Recommended domestic violence charges against Giants' Josh Brown were declined

    Newark Star-Ledger "Two recommended domestic violence charges against Giants kicker Josh Brown were declined by a prosecuting attorney, according to a document obtained by NJ Advance Media which cites "non-evidentiary reasons." The King County (Wash.) Prosecuting Attorney's Office opted not to file two charges of..." October 21

  • Josh Brown won’t return to Bellevue real-estate agency after domestic-violence scandal

    Seattle Times "A local real estate agency says it will not bring back NFL kicker Josh Brown as a broker, a day after widely reported documents showed Brown admitted to acts of domestic violence. Brown, a former Seahawks kicker who now plays for the New York Giants, interned as a broker at the Bellevue office..." October 21

  • Giants to put kicker Josh Brown on commissioner's exempt list

    ESPN "Josh Brown will be put on the commissioner's exempt list Friday and has kicked his last kick with the New York Giants, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen. Multiple sources also expressed real doubt that Brown would ever kick again in the NFL after documents surfaced this week in..." October 21

  • League, law enforcement are both to blame for lack of information in Josh Brown case

    Pro Football Talk "King County Sheriff John Urquhart blames the NFL for failing to work hard enough to obtain information about the Josh Brown case. The NFL blames the Sheriff’s office for failing to cooperate with its efforts. The truth, as usual, lives somewhere in the middle, with both sides bearing blame for..." October 21

  • Giants’ Justin Pugh walks back support of teammate Josh Brown

    Pro Football Talk "Giants guard Justin Pugh voiced support for teammate Josh Brown after he was suspended for Week One of the NFL season over a domestic violence arrest. Now Pugh is walking back that support. Pugh released a statement today saying that when he supported Brown previously, he did not know the full..." October 21

  • Eli Manning Doesn’t Want to Be Asked About Josh Brown Beating His Wife 20+ Times

    Black Sports Online "Eli Manning is the quarterback of the New York Giants, one of the most known players in the NFL and is married with children. This would be a great time for him to speak out against domestic violence, but instead he said his name is Bennett and he isn’t in it." October 21

  • Giants' McAdoo: We won't turn our backs on Josh Brown

    Newsday "The Giants couldn’t leave their troubles behind in the States, even if they decided to leave the source of the most recent affair there. Ben McAdoo’s press conference on Friday afternoon in Syon Park was supposed to be the kind of “Welcome to England” event that typically comes with these..." October 21

  • NFL helped Josh Brown’s wife move hotel rooms after Pro Bowl incident

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL’s claim on Thursday that they did not have all the information available to them in the Josh Brown case is starting to look shakier. Brown was arrested in May, 2015 for allegedly committing domestic violence against his now ex-wife, Molly. Charges were dropped five days later. But the..." October 21

  • NFL disputes sheriff’s criticism of Josh Brown investigation

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is defending its investigation of the Josh Brown domestic violence case amid widespread criticism. One source of that criticism was King County Sheriff John Urquhart, whose office investigated accusations that Brown abused his ex-wife. Urquhart says that when his office was contacted by..." October 21

  • NFL remains conspicuously silent on Josh Brown domestic abuse

    Sportsnaut "The NFL continues to remain conspicuously quiet about the damning domestic violence allegations against Josh Brown. A recent report by Ralph Vacciano of SNY, which gleans from 165 pages of police documents, details disturbing allegations that show the NFL not only knew about Brown’s alleged..." October 20

  • Steve Weatherford Says Josh Brown Is Seeking Treatment

    TMZ "Josh Brown is seeking help for his domestic violence issues and wants to be a better person ... so says his best friend and former teammate, Steve Weatherford. Weatherford and Brown played 2 seasons together on the NY Giants -- and have been close for roughly 8 years. So, we reached out to..." October 20

  • John Mara's stunning revelation: Josh Brown told Giants he beat his wife

    Newark Star-Ledger "Kicker Josh Brown admitted to the Giants he abused his wife, co-owner John Mara said Thursday in a radio interview with WFAN's Mike Francesa. "He's admitted to us he's abused his wife in the past," Mara told Francesa, minutes after the team announced Brown will not travel to London for..." October 20

  • Giants: Brown won't travel with team to London

    ESPN "The NFL announced Thursday that it will review newly released documents in which New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admitted to domestic abuse. Brown's admissions were revealed Wednesday by the King County (Washington) Sheriff's Office as part of his final case file, stemming from a May 2015..." October 20

  • Steve Smith Blasts Josh Brown ... You Deserve a Beatdown!

    TMZ "Baltimore Ravens superstar Steve Smith is coming out swingin' at NY Giants kicker Josh Brown -- saying the guy needs his ass beat down after new domestic violence details came to light. "You know what if your ex-wife was my daughter yo ASS would be on IR," Smith wrote." October 20

  • NFL re-opening investigation into Josh Brown in light of new docs "The NFL is re-opening its investigation into Giants kicker Josh Brown in light of the release of addition documents regarding Brown's May 2015 domestic violence arrest. obtained 165 pages of documents from the King County (Washington) Sheriff Office on Wednesday regarding Brown's 2015..." October 20

  • Giants & NFL Considering Indefinite Suspension For K Josh Brown

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason Cole of B/R reports that the NFL and the Giants are discussing additional punishment for K Josh Brown after police documents were obtained Wednesday that show he admitted to domestic violence involving his ex-wife in letters, emails and a journal. According to Cole, one option..." October 20

  • NFL on Josh Brown Cops Wouldn't Release Documents to Us ... 'It's Unfortunate'

    TMZ "The NFL just issued a statement on the new Josh Brown documents from his domestic violence case -- saying the league repeatedly tried to get the info, but cops refused to hand over the information. "NFL investigators made repeated attempts -- both orally and in writing -- to obtain any and all..." October 20

  • Giants kicker Josh Brown detailed domestic violence in documents

    ESPN "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admitted to domestic violence in letters, emails and a journal, according to police documents. The documents were part of Brown's final case file by the King County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office stemming from a May 22, 2015, arrest. Brown was charged with assault in..." October 20

  • Josh Brown sticks to ‘single moment’ story, despite wife’s 20 accusations

    New York Post "As heroes go, Josh Brown qualifies as one of the most awkward of all for the Giants. But there he was on Sunday at MetLife Stadium: Kicking the game-winning field goal in the Giants’ 16-13 home-opening victory over the Saints in his first game back from the one-game suspension he served last..." September 19

  • Giants kicker Josh Brown won't talk until Sunday, violating NFL's media policy

    New York Daily News "Giants kicker Josh Brown did not speak with reporters on Friday, officially violating the league’s media policy. Earlier in the week, Brown — who was arrested for domestic violence and accused of being violent toward his then-wife on over 20 occasions — said that he did not wish to speak until..." September 17

  • The NFL Investigation And Punishment Of Josh Brown Achieved Nothing

    Deadspin "The details, emerging nearly two years into the NFL’s quest to “get it right” on domestic violence, followed the grimly familiar pattern. In several interviews with deputies in King County, Wash., Molly Brown described her relationship with her estranged husband, New York Giants kicker Josh Brown,..." September 13

  • Giants commit nearly $1M to cover for Josh Brown in Week 1

    New York Post "The Giants could have gone cheaper and still put a quality young kicker on the field for Sunday’s season opener against the Cowboys, but they are going the more experienced — and certainly more costly — route by sticking with Randy Bullock. “He’s the kicker,’’ first-year head coach Ben McAdoo..." September 07

  • Giants kicker Josh Brown was actually arrested twice in 2015

    New York Daily News "Another day, another story about another arrest for Josh Brown. Makes you wonder if Giants president and co-owner John Mara is still “comfortable” with having the troubled kicker on his team. According to police reports obtained by the Daily News, Brown was arrested two months after the..." August 27

  • Giants' Josh Brown cited for violating protective order in July 2015

    ESPN "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown was cited last summer for violation of a protection order that was issued following his arrest on a domestic violence charge. Under the protection order, Brown was not allowed within 500 feet of his ex-wife's residence. Molly Brown called police when she..." August 26

  • Ben McAdoo, Giants continue to duck questions about Josh Brown and his alleged history of domestic violence

    New York Daily News "No one in the Giants brain trust is speaking publicly about the fact that the team’s starting kicker was accused of being physically violent toward his ex-wife on more than 20 occasions. On Tuesday, head coach Ben McAdoo again hid behind his comments on Josh Brown from last Thursday. John Mara,..." August 24

  • NFL Officials -- We Investigated Josh Brown for 10 Months ... Wife Wouldn't Comply

    TMZ "The NFL says it can explain why it only suspended Giants kicker Josh Brown for 1 game -- despite the fact his wife claimed he got violent with her on 20 different occasions ... and attacked her while she was pregnant. NFL investigators say ... they became aware Brown was arrested for an..." August 20

  • Josh Brown Was Also Suspended at Nebraska in 2001 For an Assault Arrest

    The Big Lead "Josh Brown has been suspended from football before for a violence-related arrest involving a woman. Back when he was at Nebraska Brown was suspended for the 2001 season-opener against TCU after an assault arrest involving an ex-girlfriend according to the New York Daily News. From the 2001 story..." August 20

  • NFL explains, upholds one-game suspension of Giants K Josh Brown

    Fox Sports "Amid questions as to why it suspended New York Giants kicker Josh Brown for only one game as details emerged surrounding the nature of his personal conduct policy violation, the NFL released a lengthy statement Friday explaining its investigation and upholding the suspension. Brown was..." August 19

  • Josh Brown’s ex-wife Molly makes disturbing domestic violence allegations

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown has been suspended one game by the NFL despite not being charged with a crime, and he should be banned for a lot longer than that if any of the information his ex-wife gave police is true. According to the New York Daily News, Molly Brown told police on the day..." August 19

  • Giants head coach Ben McAdoo must make stand and cut Josh Brown after domestic violence incidents surface

    New York Daily News "The Giants blew a chance to make a strong and important statement on domestic violence for the first time since the explosive Ray Rice second elevator video surfaced nearly two years ago. They passed instead. Josh Brown is still on the team. Big Blue sets a high standard for the rest of..." August 19

  • Giants kicker Josh Brown arrested in 2015 on domestic violence charge

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants kicker Josh Brown was arrested in May of 2015 on a domestic violence charge, according to documents obtained by NJ Advance Media. Brown was suspended Wednesday one game by the NFL for violating its personal conduct policy. It is unclear if the arrest is the reason for his suspension...." August 18

  • Giants K Josh Brown suspended 1 game for violating NFL's personal conduct policy

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants will be without their Pro Bowl kicker for the season opener at Dallas on Sept. 11. It was announced on Wednesday that kicker Josh Brown has been suspended for one game for violating the NFL personal conduct policy. "While I do not agree with the suspension, I will accept it,"..." August 17