According to a database compiled by USA Today in 2014, 85 of the 713 arrests of NFL players since 2000 were due to domestic violence .  On September 8, 2014, TMZ Sports released a video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his fiancée and dragging her unconscious body out of an elevator led to a two-game suspension.  Criticism of the league's policy towards domestic violence led the league to adopt six-game bans for violations of its domestic violence policy.  Additional scrutiny was directed towards players who were convicted of domestic violence but were still allowed to play. Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy was accused of assaulting an ex-girlfriend in June 2014. He was disciplined by neither his team nor the NFL and has been allowed to continue playing.  16 female . Senators urged the league to adopt a zero tolerance policy towards domestic violence.  Shortly after the aforementioned incidents, there were a number of PSAs led by and over a dozen former and current NFL players that aired during NFL games. The purpose of the PSAs were to promote the campaign of saying no more to domestic violence and raising awareness about the problems surrounding domestic violence.