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Here are the sponsors that have issued statements against the NFL

Companies are issuing statements about their involvement with the NFL in the wake of how it's handling domestic violence and child abuse. Here is what they're saying.

Harry How


We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents that have overshadowed this NFL season. We are not yet satisfied with the league's handling of behaviors that so clearly go against our own company culture and moral code. We have shared our concerns and expectations with the league.

Bank of America

The NFL is an iconic American entity that has the power to impact awareness on vitally important topics, as it has done with breast cancer and the Play 60 childhood fitness initiative. We're watching closely and remain hopeful that the league will devote its energy to promoting the safety of women and children and helping to put an end to domestic violence.


As a brand that has always supported women and stood for female empowerment, COVERGIRL believes domestic violence is completely unacceptable. We developed our NFL program to celebrate the more than 80 million female football fans. In light of recent events, we have encouraged the NFL to take swift action on their path forward to address the issue of domestic violence.


We value our relationship with the NFL. We are watching developments in this matter closely and we are confident that the League will take the appropriate steps.


As a league partner, we are closely following the situation. We trust that the NFL will address the matter appropriately.



Domestic violence is completely unacceptable. We are encouraged to see the NFL is now treating this with the seriousness it deserves.


Radisson takes this matter very seriously particularly in light of our long-standing commitment to the protection of children. We are closely following the situation and effective immediately, Radisson is suspending its limited sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings while we evaluate the facts and circumstances.

Verizon Wireless

We are supportive of the NFL and, at this point, we are satisfied with the actions they've taken, and we're looking forward to working with them to address this issue. In fact, the NFL contacted us several weeks ago to assist them, and we are already working together to develop more programs that will raise awareness of and, more importantly, help change the behaviors that lead to domestic violence.

Verizon has long supported domestic violence prevention through its HopeLine® program, and we plan to use our leadership position to continue the dialogue on this important issue and will work with our partners at the NFL and others to be a voice for change - not just in the NFL but in communities where we and our customers live and work.