Tyreek Hill meets with NFL for eight hours

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Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill met for eight hours with NFL officials today as the league continues to review whether Hill violated the league’s personal conduct policy.

A league source tells PFT that Hill’s meeting with NFL Special Counsel for Investigations Lisa Friel and her deputy, Jennifer Gaffney, began at 8:30 a.m. local time in Kansas City and concluded at 4:30 p.m.

At issue is an allegation that Hill physically abused his son and broke his arm, a comment Hill made in a recorded conversation that his fiancee needs “to be terrified of me,” and the circumstances that led to Hill’s son being removed from their home.

The Chiefs have not permitted Hill to participate in offseason work, but it is unclear whether he will be present when the team opens training camp on July 23. He could be suspended for a significant period of time, even though he is not facing criminal charges.

If the NFL decides to discipline Hill, he would have another meeting in New York with Commissioner Roger Goodell.

50 responses to “Tyreek Hill meets with NFL for eight hours

  1. when you tell someone on tape you should fear me.
    that is a threat. anyone who thinks they can threaten a woman, the mother of his kid and then just walk around like nothing happened needs a wake up call. especially if this guy is a repeat offender (theres a reason he got lapped in the draft repeatedly) then he should be trusted/believed even less.

    8 games for starters, bare minimum. im good with a season out

  2. Defending what this guy has done in the past and what he’s accused of doing within the last 8 months just because he’s on your favorite football team is pretty disgusting. Open your eyes KC fans

  3. I don’t know that Friel will find any wrongdoing on the part of Hill. Clearly the Chiefs aren’t a threat to the Giants and therefore she’s likely not interested in what happened. My guess is that she went for the BBQ and perhaps a visit to the Nelson-Atkins on the NFL dime.

  4. Let him play. NFL has no right doing anything when there are no criminal charges against a player. NFL is bogus with their rules

  5. He needs to be suspended for a year IMO. I don’t care about the criminal charges, he’s abused women in the past and no charges doesn’t make him innocent.

  6. The NFL needs to stay in the football business and stay out of the investigation business.

  7. Not a single person posting in this forum or any other internet forum knows what happened between Tyreek Hill, Crystal Espinal and their son. Not ONE.

    Passing judgment based on hearsay is a road that should be far less traveled.

  8. The broken arm allegation has been resolved via reports via PFT and other outlets a couple weeks ago, which stated investigators quickly determined the broken arm was an accident. The rest is up for scrutiny.

  9. Lets start off by saying that nobody has the right to harm a child. I also don’t care what my employees do on there own time. Show up to work due your job, and we are fine. Everyone gets out there and says “They Should do this, or They Should do that”. His behavior shows poorly on the league and as a role model. NO it reflects poorly on him. If your using sport figure as role models for children you are a special kind of stupid. THEY ARE ENTERTAINERS! If anybody that is on here works for the DCS then fine you might have a say in the matter(Not in Public). Has anyone every thought how the child may feel when he gets older and looks back at what people were saying about his father. I grew up in a era where you better know the facts are your just someone stirring poo. Your right I’m a Chiefs fan who only cares about TDs on Sunday. The DA states there are no charges then there’s no charges.

  10. Eight hours??!! It should’ve taken them the seconds it took them to hear his threat on tape to say..1 yr suspension + counseling + and KC should say bye.

  11. This guy is despicable. If The Shield means anything, he doesn’t step on an NFL field again.

  12. He will get 2 maybe 3 games,his 1st 80yd td all will be forgotten,remember it’s not just Chiefs fan base but fantasy football fanbase,he has not been convicted and the nfl needs to quit playing judge & jury,when will the nflpa challenge this buffoon goodell in a court of law!

  13. If I did that or the police thought I did that I would be in jail that first day that’s not fair but when u got money u can get away with stuff like that they would have taken all my kids away

  14. Y’all really can’t wait until the season starts to make an opinion? Not hard.

  15. The dude has a terrible past. I wonder if the lack of criminal charges this time has to do with the recordings and texts he provided the DA and also has some bearing on what has happened or not happened with the NFL. Something else is also going on here in the background.

  16. Cracks me up how convoluted the reasoning of some NFL fans is.
    On the one hand all the childish fans assert Goodell is “ruining” the NFL and boo him at the draft.
    But he has brought accountability for undesirable off field behavior. With something like Tyree fans declared he should be banned for life. Then the same idiot fans cry and call him “GODell” for applying the same kind of process and justice as a civil trial would.

  17. Seems to be a LOT of internet Lawyers here that must have all the facts that the rest of us laypeople don’t have. Hope none of you ever sit on a jury…lol

    People beating their chests and gnashing their teeth “Ban him for life!” “Don’t let him play ever again!” Wonder if the shoe was on the other foot and one of us was ACCUSED of doing something and the company we worked for let us go without due process. Society has become so knee-jerk reactionary in the past 5 years it’s crazy. People lose their TV shows or talk shows or whatever simply based on rumors and accusations. Not evidence. We seem to act first, then apologize later, after the damage has been done.

    I am not defending this guy. If he DID do what is being implied, then, yes, he should sit. Let’s wait til the facts are in.

  18. Ok, I am not defending this man. There is a recording that states “you should be terrified of me as well” How do any of us know it was actually him speaking? We don’t. If it was him then punish him. If he abused the child, then punish him. His actions in college were dealt with on that level, the NFL should have no recourse. As for the child be removed from the home, that could all lie on the mother, we don’t know. I say if he is guilty of any of this, then punish him, if not, then let it go, but all of us are wanting to hang this man and none of us know the actual facts.

  19. Let’s deal with separating the legal system from the NFL conduct policy. Legally, the D.A. did not find enough evidence to change Hill although he feels Hill committed a crime. He said he can’t prove it. Regardless of how we feel, this is how our legal system works. Innocent until proven guilty, right?

    The NFL is a private entity. They can hold their employees to a standard different than the legal system. Of course, if the legal system found Hill guilty it makes the NFL’s decision to punish him moot. But, in this case, the NFL can simply decide the threat caught on tape of Hill is enough to suspend him. Period. Simple.

    BTW, I would support the NFL to enforce a year long suspension for any domestic violence related incident like this one. Shorter suspensions do not work. And in a warped way they allow the player to come back toward the end of a season fresh, not banged up, and ready for a playoff push. Remove this situation. Out for the year. Period.

  20. Forget about what he said to the adult, who had a choice. You made your 3 year old hold out his arms then punch him in the stomach? That is on tape, and he didn’t deny it. If they let this guy play, it’s ridiculous. It’s already bad KC is letting him come to camp after hearing that tape.

  21. *mobil4life says:
    June 26, 2019 at 8:06 pm
    Let him play. NFL has no right doing anything when there are no criminal charges against a player. NFL is bogus with their rules.
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    I wish everyone would get over this idea of criminal charges/conviction crap. This is negotiated in the CBA and is no different than a civil case where a preponderance of evidence leads to a determination of “more likely than not.” Think OJ…

  22. When a player comes out of college on probation for DV, the NFL should ban him for the rest of the probation period plus 2 years, just to prove he can keep his nose clean

  23. “At issue is an allegation that Hill physically abused his son and broke his arm…”
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    How is this an issue? Medical examination and Police investigation cleared both Hill and Espinal of this back in March.

  24. mobil4life says:

    June 26, 2019 at 8:06 pm

    Let him play. NFL has no right doing anything when there are no criminal charges against a player. NFL is bogus with their rules
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    The NFL has the right to do whatever they want because it’s their business and they set the rules. You can break a rule of a company or a job without breaking the law, to think otherwise is ridiculous.

  25. He makes his 3 year old son put his arms out so that he “can teach him a lesson” and then punches him.
    Sorry, why is he not under a lifetime ban already?????

  26. fishfan77 says:
    June 27, 2019 at 7:24 am
    Seems to be a LOT of internet Lawyers here that must have all the facts that the rest of us laypeople don’t have. Hope none of you ever sit on a jury…lol

    People beating their chests and gnashing their teeth “Ban him for life!” “Don’t let him play ever again!” Wonder if the shoe was on the other foot and one of us was ACCUSED of doing something and the company we worked for let us go without due process

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    The guy already admitted to assaulting he pregnant girlfriend by punching her in her abdomen. That in itself is enough to ban him

  27. fmiaakammqbpft says:
    June 27, 2019 at 9:36 am
    He makes his 3 year old son put his arms out so that he “can teach him a lesson” and then punches him.
    Sorry, why is he not under a lifetime ban already?????

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    because goodell is a cheater

    did you miss the ray rice fiasco?

  28. If being “generally aware” (allegedly) of a teeny-tiny bit of air being let out of a ball gets you 4 games and loss of a 1st, what should being “extremely aware” of who broke your child’s arm get you??

  29. Try learning the facts before making a judgement. Hill and Espinal were both cleared of charges. The injury was deemed an accident. There is a recording that is hearsay at best. We have no way of knowing whether the audio was altered. Hill has been upfront and forthcoming with all legal and NFL investigations. Hill was also the one that alerted police after his child was left unattended while she was passed out.

  30. The child was removed from their home. They are not good parents. Whether he did anything wrong to the kid is questionable. The injury was from an accident. The tape is not criminal legal evidence, but the NFL runs similar to civil court which are much more lax. Children’s court runs on those same lesser standards. Both Children’s court and the NFL only need to determine if Hill was probably (50+%) a bad man. If so, then he is guilty in those courts. Children’s court has already done that. So the NFL can point to the removal of the child and say, “Guilty in children’s court, ipso facto, guilty.” Remember, this is civil court rules. Hearsay is allowed. What the NFL does is what the NFL does, but the evidence standards have been met.

  31. Mitch Kumstein says:
    June 26, 2019 at 9:49 pm
    Not a single person posting in this forum or any other internet forum knows what happened between Tyreek Hill, Crystal Espinal and their son. Not ONE.

    Passing judgment based on hearsay is a road that should be far less traveled.
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    You’re absolutely right, we don’t know exactly what happened, however:

    We know that he plead guilty to DV against his then pregnant GF while in college.
    We know that he’s admitted to disciplining his son with punches to the chest.
    We know that he’s threatened both the mom and child with the “should be terrified of me.”
    We know that the KC child services have removed the son from the house.

    Please explain to me what else you’d like to know about the character of this individual?

  32. grumpysal says:
    June 27, 2019 at 12:25 pm

    You’re absolutely right, we don’t know exactly what happened, however:

    We know that he plead guilty to DV against his then pregnant GF while in college.
    We know that he’s admitted to disciplining his son with punches to the chest.
    We know that he’s threatened both the mom and child with the “should be terrified of me.”
    We know that the KC child services have removed the son from the house.

    Please explain to me what else you’d like to know about the character of this individual?
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    1. DV in college…What does that have to do with this situation…NOTHING
    2. Disciplining the son with punches…I got the same as a kid sometimes the belt and sometime a switch……what is your point
    3. She should be terrified….he is her meal ticket
    4. KC child services removed the kid…Child services does that anytime a complaint is made.

    No charges, no sentencing and no jail time….

    Next Collective Bargaining Agreement time…they need to stipulate what warrants a suspension. There should be tiers and punishments and it should be consistent. Now the punishments all over the place.

    Again never prejudge a situation until all the facts have come out.

  33. natijim185 says:

    June 26, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    LOL…How many words did Hill actually say vs his lawyer?

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    I’m just here so i don’t get fined (lawyer whispers in his ear)

  34. mrgdawg says:
    June 27, 2019 at 10:48 am

    Try learning the facts before making a judgement. Hill and Espinal were both cleared of charges. The injury was deemed an accident. There is a recording that is hearsay at best. We have no way of knowing whether the audio was altered. Hill has been upfront and forthcoming with all legal and NFL investigations. Hill was also the one that alerted police after his child was left unattended while she was passed out.

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    Wrong. They were NOT cleared of charges, the DA didn’t have enough evidence to get a conviction. In other words, neither Tyreek nor his baby momma were willing to talk. Do you seriously not understand the difference?

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