New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who was advised by head coach Ben McAdoo Tuesday that he was going to be inactive for Sunday’s game following a series of events in which the cornerback vented his frustration, has been suspended “indefinitely” by the head coach.
Per a source, Rodgers-Cromartie met with just McAdoo Thursday morning. The head coach is then believed to have informed the veteran cornerback of his punishment for conduct detrimental to the team.
According to the NFL-NFLPA CBA, teams can only suspend a player for conduct detrimental to the team have suspended cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie “indefinitely” per a source, though according to the league’s CBA agreement, Rodgers-Cromartie can only be suspended for a maximum of four weeks for conduct detrimental to the team without pay.
Once the four-week period is over, the Giants must either reinstate or release Rodgers-Cromartie, who stands to lose up to $1.745 million in salary during the maximum four-week suspension period.
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