Ray McDonald Fired From The Chicago Bears After Another Domestic Violence Arrest

Defensive end for the Chicago Bears, Ray McDonald, has now been fired after being arrested on domestic violence and child endangerment charges in Santa Clara, California.

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The 30-year-old pro football player was arrested in San Jose after a call was made to the Santa Clara police department Monday morning about an alleged dispute between McDonald and a woman where he reportedly “physically assaulted the victim while she was holding a baby.”

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After a previous sexual assault allegation last year, McDonald was released from the San Francisco 49ers. During that same year, McDonald was arrested from a domestic violence case against his pregnant fiancée – charges were dropped after lack of evidence. The Bears took a chance with McDonald but made their expectations very clear and after McDonald failed to meet expectations he was dropped. General Manager, Ryan Pace, had this to say:

“We believe in second chances, but when we signed Ray, we were very clear what our expectations were if he was to remain a Bear. He was not able to meet the standard, and the decision was made to release him.”

The NFL and NFL teams are not joking when it comes to domestic violence anymore.

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