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NFL Network suspends analysts, all with ties to Louisiana, over sexual misconduct suit

5 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Tuesday, December 12 2017 Dec 12, 2017 December 12, 2017 11:28 AM December 12, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: Time Magazine

NEW YORK- Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts have been suspended after a former employee alleged sexual misconduct in a lawsuit.

NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy on Tuesday identified the three as Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans. He says they have been "suspended from their duties at NFL Network pending an investigation into these allegations."

All three employees have ties with Louisiana sports, with Evans being a member of the Saints' Super Bowl-winning squad in 2009 and Faulk and Taylor being Louisiana natives from New Orleans and Gretna respectively. 

According to court documents first reported by Bloomberg, former wardrobe stylist Jami Cantor described several sexually inappropriate encounters with the three retired NFL players and others who have worked for the NFL Network.

Former NFL Network executive Eric Weinberger and former NFL Network analyst Donovan McNabb are among those named in the suit. McNabb now works for ESPN.

Cantor worked at the NFL Network for a decade. She filed an amended complaint originally filed in Los Angeles Superior Court in October.

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