The Baltimore Ravens intend to cut ties with defensive tackle
The Ravens made no reference to the investigation Friday, when the team issued a one-sentence news release that said Cody's contract will be terminated after the Super Bowl.
A team spokesman, however, said, "We are aware there is an investigation."
The 26-year-old Cody is the subject of an ongoing probe launched by the Baltimore County State's Attorney's office. No charges have been filed.
According to Cody's agent, Peter Schaffer, Cody took his dog to a veterinarian for treatment and the pet subsequently died.
Allegheny County Sheriff William Mullen dismissed an ESPN report that suggested Jack Kearney, head of security for the Pittsburgh Steelers, has used his influence to assist players when they run afoul of the law. The report, published Thursday, suggested Kearney — who is a sheriff's lieutenant in charge of the fugitive squad — helped tackle