11/16/2014 05:12 pm ET Updated Nov 17, 2014

An Accusation Of Abuse, Then Special Treatment For An N.F.L. Player

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Even after sheriff’s deputies arrived at her Weston, Fla., home, Kristen Lennon remained in the bathroom, afraid to leave. Minutes earlier, she had fled there for safety as she called 911, telling the operator that her fiancé had thrown her on the bed and hit her in the face and head. She was two months pregnant.

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