Josh Brown's Giants career is now over. The New York Giants officially released the kicker after revelations about alleged abuses of his ex-wife came to light last week.
The release of Brown isn't surprising at all. The diary containing Brown's admittance to having "abused his wife," and the detail of how he "physically, emotionally and verbally" abused her were too much to bear.
The Giants apparently knew of Brown's transgressions from the charges that were levied in Kings County, Washington in 2015, to the alleged abuses at a hotel at the Pro Bowl, yet they still tried to justify bringing him back on a two-year contract extension this past offseason.
"We believed we did the right thing at every juncture in our relationship with Josh," team president John Mara said in a statement. "Our beliefs, our judgments and our decisions were misguided. We accept that responsibility.
"We hope that Josh will continue to dedicate himself to rehabilitation and to becoming a better person and father. We will continue to support him in his efforts to continue counseling, and we hope that Josh and his family can find peace and a positive resolution." (ESPN, 10/25/16).
As for Brown he said he never "struck" his wife, but accepts the Giants decision and will seek help.
We still have yet to know how the NFL will determine Brown's NFL future. Currently he is on the Commissioner's exempt list.