Faulk, McNabb among pundits taken off air amid sexual harassment allegations

The woman who is suing NFL Enterprises used to work as a wardrobe stylist for the network. Weinberger is accused of pressing his crotch against Cantor and asking her to touch it while Weinberger was then an executive producer at the network. Cantor says she was sacked in 2016 "with no prior warning" for allegedly stealing clothing from a player, a charge she denies in the lawsuit.

"Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, and Heath Evans have been suspended from their duties at NFL Network pending an investigation into these allegations", said an NFL Network statement.

Bloomberg News reported Tuesday that Faulk, Heath Evans, Ike Taylor and Donovan McNabb are among several people named in an October 6 lawsuit brought in Los Angeles County Superior Court against NFL Enterprises by Jami Cantor, a former wardrobe stylist at the NFL Network. Additionally, Cantor's lawsuit alleges that former NFL Network executive Eric Weinberger, now with The Ringer, sexually harassed her.

An NFL spokesperson told CBS Sports the trio was suspended "pending an investigation" into allegations detailed in an amended complaint filed by Jami L. Cantor, a former makeup artist who worked at the league-owned network.

Former NFL player and NFL Network's Ike Taylor is interviewed during a media availability on set at the NFL Network studios Wednesday Sept. 9 2015 in Culver City California. (AP
NFL Network suspends 3 analysts over sexual misconduct lawsuit

Faulk - "Instead of saying good morning, Mr. Faulk greeted (Cantor) by fondling her breasts and groping her behind", the lasuire said. She accuses them of misconduct, citing multiple incidents. The NFL claims Cantor was sacked for stealing clothes, though her lawsuit claims there is video proof that Cantor is innocent. She also alleges that Sapp gave her sex toys as Christmas gifts for three straight years. Weinbeger is alleged to have told Cantor she was "put on earth to pleasure me".

Weinberger - Sent her "several nude pictures of himself and sexually explicit texts", she said in her lawsuit. Warren Sapp, who was sacked from NFL Network in 2015, allegedly "gave sex toys as a Christmas gifts three years in a row [and] showed [Cantor] nude pictures of numerous women he claimed to have slept with". Donovan McNabb, a former analyst, also texted her explicit comments, according to the compliant.

She was 51 years old when she was sacked and her replacement is 30, according to the lawsuit.

This lawsuit marks the latest in a string of public embarrassments for McNabb, who maintained a relatively clean image during his playing career with the Eagles from 1999 to 2009, which was highlighted by trips to five NFC title games and a loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXIX.


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