NY Giants Don’t Seem To Care Josh Brown Was Abusive To Wife

In May 2015, New York Giants Kicker, Josh Brown was arrested for domestic abuse against his wife Molly. The fourth-degree domestic violence charge was dropped five days later. Brown was suspended one game for being in violation of the league’s personal conduct policy.

This comes after the Ray Rice and Greg Hardy incidents where the league took a zero tolerance policy against abuse. Erlier this week, the King County Sheriff’s office released materials related to the case including a journal were Brown admitted to several instances of abuse. Brown publicly described the incident as “just a moment,” but the journals tell a chilling story⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Brown said he had physically, emotionally and verbally abused his wife, calling himself a repulsive man. “I have abused my wife,” he wrote and circled.
In addition to the personal journal entries, officials released Brown’s email’s to his then-wife, as well as a letter he wrote to his friends. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
“I have been a liar for most of my life,” Brown wrote the letter, as part of counseling for the couple. “I made selfish decisions to use and abuse women starting at the age of seven to fill this void. My ability to connect emotionally to other people was zero. My empathy levels were zero,” Brown wrote in 2014. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
“Because I never handled these underlying issues I became an abuser and hurt Molly physically, emotionally, and verbally. I viewed myself as God basically and she was my slave.” ⠀⠀⠀
In another document from 2013, called “Contract for Change”, Brown details his actions towards Molly. “I have controlled her by making her feel less human than me, and manipulated her with money,” the document read. “I have disregarded my step sons’ feelings…

Giants owner Jim Mara admitted that they were aware of Brown’s issues.

Mara acknowledged that he knew of Brown’s past and that the team was aware of a specific incident at the Pro Bowl during which the NFL was forced to intervene on the behalf of Brown’s ex-wife.

“He certainly admitted to us that he abused his wife in the past,” Mara said in a radio interview Thursday evening on WFAN New York. “What’s a little unclear is the extent of that.”

Head coach Ben McAdoo and several teammates are standing behind Brown.