Kansas City Chiefs release star running back Kareem Hunt saying he was 'not truthful' about altercation with woman

  • Star running back Kareem Hunt has been released by the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • The moves came after TMZ published a video that appeared to show Hunt shoving and kicking a woman during a late-night, offseason altercation.
  • The Chiefs released a statement saying that Hunt had not been truthful with them during their investigation into the incident.

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday evening that they have released star running back Kareem Hunt.

The move came after TMZ published a video earlier in the day showing a late-night altercation between Hunt and woman in which he appeared to shove and kick and the woman.

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Here is the statement from the Chiefs in which they say he was “not truthful” when they originally investigated the incident:

“Earlier this year, we were made aware of an incident involving running back Kareem Hunt. At that time, the National Football League and law enforcement initiated investigations into the issue. As part of our internal discussions with Kareem, several members of our management team spoke directly to him. Kareem was not truthful in those discussions. The video released today confirms that fact. We are releasing Kareem immediately.”

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