Kansas Metropolis Chiefs gamers mentioned former teammate Kareem Hunt after their 40-33 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
Hunt was launched by the crew earlier this week after a video surfaced showing to indicate Hunt’s function in a February assault at a Cleveland lodge. Hunt was seen entering into an argument with a lady, whereas a couple of males attempt to maintain him again. He later seems to push one of many males, pulling down a lady that Hunt stated he didn’t know. He seems to kick her whereas she is on the ground.
“I noticed the stuff that occurred,” Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes stated, in line with ESPN. “We do not do these issues.”
Mahomes added that he did attain out to Hunt, in line with The Athletic.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid principally referred to the crew’s assertion on Hunt. Nevertheless, he did say the choice to launch the crew’s main rusher was robust.
“I do not need to get something to distract from how robust a spot that is to play [and] my locker room management overcoming the state of affairs we had there, which generally is a distraction, and [they] stepped up at this time in a spot that we’ve not at all times come out with this sort of consequence,” Reid stated.
Spencer Ware, who crammed in for Hunt and had 47 yards dashing on 14 carries with a landing, advised reporters he didn’t contact Hunt after he was launched, in line with ESPN.
“We had work at this time. We had enterprise to maintain. So we attempt to keep distraction-free over right here. There is no strive. You have simply acquired to do it. We performed exhausting. We had our errors. … We cannot let something that occurs on the surface dictate or management what we’ve got inside,” Ware stated.
“We do not do these issues.”
Ware added that he considers Hunt to be his “brother,” however the focus proper now’s to win a Tremendous Bowl.
Hunt sat down with ESPN’s Lisa Salters previous to Sunday’s video games getting underway. Within the interview, he acknowledged mendacity to the Chiefs group and expressed “remorse” over the incident.
Fox Information’ Liam Quinn contributed to this report.