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The NFL confirmed or now now not it is now now not planning to
delivery an investigation proper into a $2.4 million settlement paid by the
Dallas Cowboys to primitive cheerleaders who alleged voyeurism by
Richard Dalrymple, the crew's primitive senior vice chairman for public
family and communications, in 2015.
"The membership handled the matter,"
league spokesperson Brian McCarthy told ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr. on
Van Natta reported Wednesday the
cheerleaders alleged Dalrymple, who retired Feb. 2, stood in the assist of a
wall of their locker room along with his iPhone camera pointed in direction of them
while they had been changing dresses one day of an match at AT&T Stadium
The settlement was signed in 2016 after
the cheerleaders employed lawyer W. Kelly Puls to get info
about their allegations and any diversified info about Dalrymple.
Amongst the findings was an allegation by
Cowboys fan Randy Horton, who signed an affidavit announcing he witnessed
the longtime govt taking an upskirt characterize of Charlotte Jones
Anderson, the daughter of crew proprietor Jerry Jones, one day of the 2015 NFL
draft, per Van Natta.
The settlement settlement, which was
signed by every the Jones family and Dalrymple, incorporated no admission
of wrongdoing, in accordance to ESPN.
"As a replace, this Agreement is to be
construed fully as a reflection of the Occasions' favor to facilitate
a name of a bona fide disputed claim and all diversified potential
claims between the Occasions by the date this Agreement is
accomplished," the submitting mentioned.
Dalrymple, who told the Cowboys one day of
the crew's investigation he entered the cheerleaders' locker room
without knowledge they had been in there and left immediately, released a
bid to ESPN relating to the allegations made in opposition to him.
"Other folks who know me, co-workers,
the media and colleagues, know who I am and what I'm about," he
mentioned. "I realize the very serious nature of those claims and
finish now now not recall them evenly. The accusations are, nonetheless, false. One
was unintended and the diversified simply did now now not occur. All the pieces that
was alleged was totally investigated years in the past, and I cooperated
The crew told Van Natta that Dalrymple
entered the cheerleaders' locker room utilizing his security key card but
stumbled on no evidence he took photos or movies of the females.
Whereas the NFL is now not planning to study
the Cowboys wretchedness, commissioner Roger Goodell presented last week
the league would handle an inquiry into new allegations of misconduct
interior the Washington Commanders' organization.
The NFL levied a $10 million ravishing
in opposition to Washington in July after an investigation decided the crew
allowed for a "extremely unprofessional" office that ended in
bullying, intimidation and sexual harassment allegations.
Stale Commanders worker Tiffani
Johnston came forward with new allegations in opposition to the crew one day of a
congressional listening to Feb. 3, including sexual misconduct by crew
proprietor Daniel Snyder, per ESPN's Tisha Thompson.
"We'll finish an investigation,"
Goodell mentioned last week after the crew mentioned it would possibly well per chance per chance delivery an
self sustaining probe. "We've mentioned from Day 1 that we are going to explore into
Or now now not it is unclear why the NFL is taking a particular manner with the Cowboys.