More outrage over Domestic Violence Allegations in the NFL

Defensive lineman, Greg Hardy signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys worth $13 million but he may not be allowed on the field amid allegations of attacking his girlfriend.
1:37 | 03/20/15

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Back here at home tonight, the NFL under fire again, new outrage over players accused of domestic violence. The Dallas cowboys signing defensive lineman Greg hardy to a deal worth up to $13 million, accused of attacking his girlfriend. He may not even be allowed on the field when the season starts. ABC's Ryan Owens on the growing backlash. Reporter: Greg hardy is a defensive star on the field -- Again, it's Greg hardy. Reporter: But tonight, his new team is on defense. Now you can beat a woman and play with a star on your helmet. Reporter: Among the critics, the outspoken sports anchor at our Dallas station WFAA. Cowboys owner jerry Jones signed hardy, even though many other teams wouldn't. The defensive end was convicted of domestic violence in may. His then-girlfriend says the he threatened to kill her. Some girl is getting her Beat upstairs. Reporter: Hardy's conviction was later overturned, but he still faces suspension by the NFL. Tonight, the cowboys tell ABC news, "Our organization understands the very serious nature of domestic violence. We know that Greg has a firm understanding as well." Is there no line you won't cross? Is there no crime you won't accept? Now, you can beat a woman and play with a star on your helmet. I'm afraid this is taking a huge step backwards. If it isn't good enough for the ravens, or Carolina, I can't imagine it's good enough for Dallas." Reporter: After ray rice and Adrian Peterson, the NFL launched an aggressive pr blitz. Tonight, America's team seems to be saying just one more. Ryan Owens, ABC news, Dallas.

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