However, it looks like there weren't any takers for his services.
Hunt has already apologized to all concerned parties since his release, but that's just a drop in a bucket in terms of what it would take for him to join an National Football League roster again. Several teams considered it, but those teams elected not to put in a claim.
With that in mind, let's take a look at three things to know about his situation. If a team had claimed him, they would have also had to pick up the remaining portion of his rookie contract. If this holds, Hunt will be a free agent.
One agent who deals regularly with many National Football League front offices said his understanding was that several teams considered a possible claim of Hunt but were wary of the public backlash that would have resulted. If a team were to sign him, he would be on paid administrative leave while on that list.
The Redskins are a good example of what might happen. The wait-and-see approach taken by National Football League teams with Hunt came in contrast to the Washington Redskins' decision last week to claim linebacker Reuben Foster off waivers. He says he started to fight back, but Atkinson and the other men, which included Hunt, "beat the daylights out of him". Of course, if he does sign with a team, he's not eligible to play right now, which leads us to our next point.More news: Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Mauritania
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Hunt, who was placed on the Commissioner's Exempt list, is now technically off the list considering he's not under a team's control. "With a nightclub scuffle, it happens all the time and we get called to them all the time and a lot of times, people don't press charges". The NFL did offer a brief update on Sunday.
Hunt, who was released by the Chiefs over the weekend for lying to the Chiefs about his February incident in Cleveland, went unclaimed on waivers Monday.
Hunt is only 23 and has racked up 2,151 rushing yards and 15 rushing touchdowns in 27 games since being selected by the Chiefs in the third round of last year's NFL Draft.
That makes it sound like the investigation won't be done anytime soon.