Crime

Perrish Cox: Why Hosts Say What Ex-Bronco Did Was Worse Than Ray Rice Fiancee Beating

The talk of the sports world this week is the indefinite suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice after TMZ released video showing him brutally punching his then-fiancee/now-wife in the face; see the disturbing clip below. Yet when discussing this development, 104.3 The Fan hosts D-Mac and Alfred Williams argued yesterday that the actions of Perrish Cox, a former Bronco, were actually worse -- and they feel the fact that Cox was not even suspended demonstrates the NFL's hypocrisy when it comes to dealing with players accused of criminal behavior.

What did Cox, now a member of the San Francisco 49ers, do to warrant this assertion? He fathered the child of a woman who accused him of raping her. Continue for the disturbing details, including the original arrest affidavit and a lawsuit also naming a current Bronco -- wide receiver Demaryius Thomas -- that has since been settled.

See also: Denver Bronco Perrish Cox Fathered the Child of His Alleged Rape Victim, According to Affidavit

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