Fox Sports' Katie Nolan rips NFL and New York Giants over latest domestic-violence case, says league's policy is not working

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The New York Giants released Josh Brown on Monday, one week after new evidence emerged showing that Brown had admitted in a journal to physically abusing his wife.

The NFL has come under fire for the way it continues to handle domestic-abuse cases involving players. Prior to being released, Brown had been suspended one game, and after the new evidence emerged, he was initially placed on the commissioner's exempt list as the team repeatedly said they would stick by their kicker.

On Wednesday, Katie Nolan, the host of "Garbage Time" on Fox Sports, ripped both the Giants and the NFL for their handling of the case, noting that Giants coach Ben McAdoo was more critical of Odell Beckham Jr. for abusing a kicking net than he was of Brown.

Nolan criticized the decision to cut Brown and "remove the problem from our line of sight," a move that many believe will end his NFL career, noting that it "only makes us feel better." Nolan went on to cite evidence that such moves are actually counter-productive because they can ultimately punish the victims by removing a source of income, making it more likely that victims won't speak up when they are abused.

Rather, Nolan calls on the NFL to "get serious" about counseling and support for both the players and their families and to make employment for the players contingent on participation in the programs.

Watch the entire segment above.

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Greg Hardy

- Arrested for assault and communicating threats against his ex-girlfriend

Current team: Dallas Cowboys

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Ray Rice

- Indicted for third-degree aggravated assault after hitting his then-fiancee

Current team: Free Agent

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Brandon Marshall

- Arrested on charges of assault on a law enforcement officer in 2004
- Arrested on suspicion of domestic violence against his girlfriend in 2007
- Charged with misdemeanor battery in Georgia in 2008
- Arrested in 2009 for disorderly conduct while fighting with his fiancee
- Accused of hitting a woman in New York in 2012

Current team: New York Jets

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Adrian Peterson

- Pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charge of reckless assault against his four-year-old son

Current team: Minnesota Vikings

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Terrell Suggs

- Allegedly threw a soap dispenser at his then-girlfriend in 2009
- Accused of attacking his then-girlfriend in 2012

Current team: Baltimore Ravens

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Johnny Manziel

- Accused of hitting his girlfriend

Current team: Cleveland Browns

(AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk, File)

Fred Davis

- Accused of assaulting a woman in 2011

Current team: Washington Redskins

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Adam 'Pacman' Jones

- Cited for misdemeanor assault in October of 2006
- Part of a shooting and multiple assaults at a Las Vegas strip club in 2007
- Accused of hitting a woman at a strip club in Georgia in 2008

Current team: Cincinnati Bengals

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Albert McClellan

- Charged with battery and simple assault with threat or intent to do violence against his girlfriend in 2012

Current team: Baltimore Ravens

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Bruce Miller

- Accused of assaulting girlfriend in 2015, later reduced to a charge of disturbing the peace

Current team: San Francisco 49ers

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Chris Cook

- Accused and acquitted of strangling his girlfiend

Current team: Free Agent

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Courtney Upshaw

- Charged with third-degree domestic violence in 2009 alongside his then-girlfriend. Charges were later dropped.

Current team: Baltimore Ravens

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Daryl Washington

- Pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend

Current team: Arizona Cardinals

(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Dez Bryant

- Charged with a class A misdemeanor domestic violence charge for hitting his mother

Current team: Dallas Cowboys

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Dorial Green-Beckham

- Accused of pushing a woman down the stairs

Current team: Tennessee Titans

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James Harrison

- Charged with simple assault in 2008

Current team: Pittsburgh Steelers

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Jonathan Dwyer

- Accused of assaulting his wife and 18-month-old child

Current team: Free Agent

(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Justin Cox

- Arrested for domestic violence in 2015

Current team: Free Agent

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Leroy Hill

- Arrested on suspicion of domestic abuse after allegedly hitting his girlfriend in 2010

Current team: Free Agent

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Phillip Merling

- Charged with aggravated battery against his pregnant fiancee in 2010

Current team: Free Agent

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Quincy Enunwa

- Accused of assaulting his girlfriend

Current team: New York Jets

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Randy Starks

- Charged with domestic assault in 2006

Current team: Cleveland Browns

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Robert Sands

- Charged with assault in the fourth degree in a 2013 domestic violence incident

Current team: Free Agent

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Rodney Austin

- Charged with assault against a female and a child under 12 in 2015

Current team: Free Agent

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Santonio Holmes

- Arrested in 2006 for domestic violence and assault. Charges were later dropped
- Allegedly threw a glass at a woman outside an Orlando club

Current team: Free Agent

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Tony McDaniel

- Charged with domestic battery against his girlfriend in 2010

Current team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

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Maurkice Pouncey

- With his twin brother, allegedly assaulted and harassed several people outside a Miami club

Current team: Pittsburgh Steelers

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Mike Pouncey

- With his twin brother, allegedly assaulted and harassed several people outside a Miami club

Current team: Miami Dolphins

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