NFL Network stands by decision to terminate Heath Evans

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NFL Network is standing by its decision to fire former commentator Heath Evans, who bashed the league-owned cable channel on Twitter for the move.

“Heath’s employment was terminated as a result of his own misconduct — which he freely admitted to on Twitter today,” NFL Network said in a statement. “Before severing its relationship with Heath, the NFL carefully considered all of the circumstances, including the information that Heath provided. In the end, the NFL concluded that his conduct was not acceptable in our workplace and we stand by our decision to terminate his employment.”

Evans acknowledged on Twitter that he sent “pictures of a sexual nature” to Jami Cantor, a former NFL Network employee who sued for sexual harassment. But he also indicated that there’s more to the story, and that he has information damaging to the league.

“I will be presenting information that tells the whole truth which apparently the NFL doesn’t want the public to know,” Evans wrote.

Evans played fullback for the Seahawks, Dolphins, Patriots and Saints from 2001 to 2010. He was one of several former players who was accused of misconduct at NFL Network, all but one of whom are no longer at the network.

25 responses to “NFL Network stands by decision to terminate Heath Evans

  1. Thank the football gods! Nobody has to listen to this lazy moron’s ‘professional’ idiotic opinions on the NFL network anymore. My toenail clippings could have added more intelligent insight than Heath! Always remember kids. Fullbacks win Super Bowls. Don’t let the door hit you on the way out Einstein. Good riddance!

  2. thegreatgabbert says:
    August 9, 2018 at 2:38 pm
    In one of the pictures Heath pulled a light grey V neck sweater over sex organ, with just the head sticking out.
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    To which he added the Oscar Meyer jingle soundtrack.

  3. Why are these blustering, outraged people always going to spill jawdropping information at some unspecified future date?

    You were fired for poor conduct; now is the time to defend yourself, not some random date in the future long after everyone has moved on.

    When you spend all of your spotlight babbling about future plans to respond, you clearly have zero worthwhile to actually say.

  4. thegreatgabbert says:
    August 9, 2018 at 2:38 pm
    In one of the pictures Heath pulled a light grey V neck sweater over sex organ, with just the head sticking out.
    ******
    Every once in a while a true Jem is posted. Lmao

  5. richc111 says:
    August 9, 2018 at 2:32 pm

    So why does Michael Irvin still have a job?

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    Because size does matter.

  6. Who knows why almost every guy at the NFLN has done something sexual to/with this woman. She won’t acknowledge why, but I’m pretty sure that I know why…

  7. Mr. Wright 212 says:
    August 9, 2018 at 3:49 pm
    These chicks act like they’re angels, but a number of them initiate the very things that these guys get the burnt end for…

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    Therefore they get to decide how far the guys take it. It’s one thing to start a playful conversation, it’s another for a guy to be a pest (nicest way I can put it) to the point where it is harassment. No means No. No matter if it was a yes before, she (or anyone else) reserves the right to control her life…not anyone else.

  8. So a former player engages in behavior the majority of the public will always disapprove of; and reacts by claiming information damaging to the league is forthcoming. ok.

    Kinda like a formore quarterback who engaged in behavior the majority of the public will always disapprove of; and the lawyer reacting by claiming information damaging to the league is forthcoming.

    Sense a pattern here? Don’t hold your breath waiting for any bombshell news, yet again.

  9. I liked Heath. If he conducted himself improperly, he deserves to lose the job. I remember a sunny autumn day in 2005 when I took my elderly mother on a grocery run and I was listening to Pats/Dolphins on am radio. For some reason that week the Pats decided they were going to feed Heath the ball, and it worked. Never forgot that for some reason.

  10. Heath Evans
    Marshal Faulk
    Michael Irvin
    Ike Taylor
    Eric Weinberger (producer)
    Donovan McNabb
    Eric Davis

    Erin McParland also made accusations and is suing the NFL Network for wrongful termination. These cannot all be isolated events – the NFL must be culpable for fostering, or at least allowing, what has to be a workplace culture issue.

    No excuse for the behavior of these individuals, but the list of names is far too long to be just coincidence.

  11. We all stand by the NFL’s decision to fire Evans, guy was terrible. Total meathead who shoehorned his own career into every conversation.

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