Published: Tue, December 12, 2017
Sports | By Phillip Butler

NFL Network Suspends Analysts Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

NFL Network Suspends Analysts Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

McNabb, along with former NFL players Ike Taylor, Marshall Faulk and Heath Evans, is being accused of sexual harassment by a former NFL Network stylist, bloomberg.com reported. Faulk asked the accuser "deeply personal and invasive questions" about her sex life, he fondled her breasts, and groped her behind, according to the complaint.

The NFL Network joins the likes of Fox News, NBC and CBS on the list of broadcast companies hit by accusations of sexual harassment in recent months. Taylor, hired in 2015, works primarily on "NFL Now".

Faulk has been suspended by the NFL Network while it investigates sexual harassment allegations against him.

Cantor initially filed the case in October, claiming wrongful termination. She also described receiving explicit texts from former NFL Network analyst Donovan McNabb, who now appears on ESPN. McNabb now appears on ESPN.

Weinberger allegedly sent Cantor "several nude pictures of himself and sexually explicit texts". Sapp was sacked from NFL Network two years ago after being caught soliciting a prostitute.

Weinberger is now the president of renowned sports personality Bill Simmons' media group. The former Eagles quarterback texted Cantor explicit comments, according to to the complaint.

"I think Jami Cantor is a very courageous woman, as all women coming forward in this #metoo movement", Laura Horton, Cantor's lawyer, told USA Today Sports in a phone interview. He is also accused of pressing his crotch against Cantor's shoulder and asking her to touch him, according to the suit.

Per Bloomberg, McNabb representatives did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment. She said her supervisor terminated her in October 2016, when she was 51 years old, and replaced her with a 30-year-old. She filed the lawsuit against NFL Enterprises, the NFL's media arm responsible for running the NFL Network.

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