- NFL Network analysts Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, and Heath Evans, and former NNFL Network employees Donovan McNabb and Eric Weinberger are accused of sexual harassment and assault in a lawsuit by Jami Cantor, a former stylist at the network.
- The lawsuit accuses the five men of sending inappropriate and sexual text messages to Cantor and groping her.
- Faulk, Evans, and Taylor have all been suspended by NFL Network while Weinberger has been placed on indefinite leave by The Ringer, his current employer.
Three current employees and three former employees of the NFL Network have been accused of sexual harassment and assault in a lawsuit by former NFL Network wardrobe stylist Jami Cantor, according to a report from Bloomberg.
The lawsuit names current NFL Network analysts Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, Heath Evans, former NFL Network analysts Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis, and former network executive Eric Weinberger. Weinberger is now president of the website The Ringer while McNabb is now a contributor for ESPN radio.
Cantor worked with the network from 2006 until being dismissed in October 2016.
The lawsuit accuses the five men of sending Cantor sexually explicit and inappropriate text messages and making inappropriate and sexually explicit comments.
According to the report, the lawsuit accuses Faulk and Evans of groping Cantor and asking personal and inappropriate questions about her sex life.
The lawsuit also accuses Weinberger and Taylor of sending nude pictures and videos to Cantor, with Taylor allegedly sending a video to Taylor of himself masturbating in the shower. Weinberger allegedly told Cantor that she was “put on earth to pleasure” him.
According to Bloomberg, Cantor said she complained about the behaviour to Marc Watt, the talent coordinator, who told her, “It’s part of the job when you look the way you do.”
NFL Network has suspended Faulk, Evans, and Taylor. The Ringer has put Weinberger on indefinite leave. ESPN suspended McNabb and Davis.
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