ST. LOUIS (KMOX)– Former St. Louis Rams running back Marshall Faulk has been suspended by the NFL Network, where he works as a TV analyst. He and a handful of current and former NFL Network employees are accused of sexual harassment and assault by a former wardrobe stylist.The Hall of Famer is named in a lawsuit filed by Jami Cantor. The lawsuit also names three other former players, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans who were also suspended by the NFL Network, as well as current ESPN radio host Donovan McNabb. Former NFL Network executive Eric Weinberger, now president of The Ringer, is also named in the lawsuit and was placed on indefinite leave by the company.
According to a story on ESPN.com, a spokesperson for ESPN had no comment on McNabb’s allegations.
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Cantor says Faulk greeted her by fondling her breasts and groping her behind. It also says he invited her to his hotel room where he exposed his genitals and made sexually suggestive remarks.
The NFL Network says Faulk, Taylor and Heath will remain suspended pending an investigation into these allegations.
According to the lawsuit, Cantor worked at the network for a decade and described a multiple incidents of sexually inappropriate encounters with several former NFL players. Her employment ended in 2016, after she was accused of stealing clothes from an on-air talent member. She denied theft and said security video would have vindicated her, according to the lawsuit.
Cantor was 51 at the time she was dismissed and claims she was replaced by a 30-year-old.