Domestic Violence Experts Say the NFL Is Sending the Cowboys a Message: ‘If You Don't Take Care of Your Problems, We Will'

The NFL's controversial decision to suspend Cowboy's running back Ezekiel Elliott after a yearlong investigation into domestic violence allegations has spurred debate about whether the punishment is too severe. But domestic violence experts said Friday the NFL took a necessary and crucial stand.Richard Gelles, a professor of social policy at the University of Pennsylvania who has consulted with the NFL regarding domestic violence sanctions and written several books on the subject, said he believes the league did what Jerry Jones should have done.   Continue reading...

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