Fair point. I guess they could? But that would be the NFLs decision and I doubt they hold him out longer than he "needs" to be for their public image to stay intact (whatever that is). The Chiefs could only hold him out for the year, but I'm sure they'd rather him play than not if there is no charge.FantasyFreak wrote: ↑Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:16 pmBut you don't get a trial until you are arrested, no? If they are just investigating, there is no charge yet. The Chiefs and NFL are waiting for the end of the investigation, which has no end in sight at this point.Jigga94 wrote: ↑Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:10 pmTyreek still has rights, one of which being a "speedy trial," until he's actually proven guilty.FantasyFreak wrote: ↑Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:52 amWhat happens if the opened case is just perpetually "ongoing"? Does he just stay suspended by the team indefinitely? What if there is no close to the investigation by September? The NFL says they are waiting for the legal system to finish it's investigation. What if they just continue to drag it out? They seemed like they knew something happened, with the signs pointing to Hill being the culprit, and they just couldn't prove which one did it. Is there a statute of limitations of sorts on something like this, or can they just keep on "investigating" to no end?
I guess what I'm getting at is... if he isnt charged, he's out a year max and then some other team will just sign him. Doubt he gets blackballed... I personally think around 8 games if there's no charge, so that's his minimum.
Back to your point, what is the max time frame you actually think they could investigate this? I feel like they'd be done by the season and then who knows what a trial adds. I think it's a safe bet that he doesn't play this year if it goes that far. However, I'm not sure it will