The NFL announcement mentioned that Hunt recommended the league administrative center he accepts duty for his habits and the self-discipline.
“I need to once more express regret for my movements remaining 12 months,” Hunt mentioned in a observation Friday. “I do know that my conduct harm numerous other folks, and I once more express regret to them.
“I admire the league’s resolution on self-discipline, and I recognize the time I spent with Commissioner (Roger) Goodell remaining week. I am thankful for my time with the Browns during the last month and grateful to the entire other folks within the group that experience welcomed me. I additionally recognize all the strengthen I gained from my union thru this procedure.
“My dedication to incomes the agree with of the league, my teammates, the group and this group thru my movements will proceed, and I perceive there may be numerous exhausting paintings forward of me earlier than I am able to absolutely go back to enjoying the sport I like.”
Hunt’s eight-game suspension will take impact as of the overall roster relief on August 31. He’ll be eligible to play within the Browns’ 9th common season recreation. He’ll be getting into his 3rd NFL season.
Hunt tallied 14 touchdowns in 2018 earlier than his free up from the Chiefs. He used to be decided on to the Professional Bowl in his 2017 rookie season, with stats that incorporated 1,327 speeding yards for 8 touchdowns and 455 receiving yards and 3 ratings.