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An Optimistic View Of Marcus Gilbert’s Four-Game Suspension

On Monday, it was announced that Pittsburgh Steelers starting right tackle Marcus Gilbert has been suspended for the team’s next four games for violating the NFL’s PED policy and while that news is somewhat concerning on the surface, at least he should be back well within time for the start…


Bengals CB Adam Jones Suspended For 2017 Opener Against Ravens

The Cincinnati Bengals will open their 2017 regular season with a divisional game against the Baltimore Ravens and they’ll likely do so without the services of one of their starting cornerbacks. On Friday, the NFL announced they have notified Bengals veteran cornerback Adam Jones that he will be suspended without pay…


Report: Former Steelers RB Karlos Williams Suspended At Least One Year

It hasn’t been a great offseason for a few former Pittsburgh Steelers players when it comes to league suspensions. On Wednesday, Field Yates of ESPN.com reported that former Steelers running back Karlos Williams has now been suspended for a period of at least one year. Williams, who was waived by the Steelers this…


NFLPA Ready For Legal Battle Should NFL Suspend Harrison, Others

Earlier this week, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison received a letter from the league that stated a suspension could be forthcoming for him should he decide against interviewing with the league as part of their ongoing PEDS investigation stemming from accusations made against him and other high profile NFL players…




NFL Upholds Three-Game Suspension Of Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict

The Cincinnati Bengals will indeed be without the services of linebacker Vontaze Burfict for the first three games of the 2016 season as his suspension appeal was upheld by appeals officer Derrick Brooks on Thursday, according to Dan Graziano of ESPN. Burfict’s three-game suspension was initially issued last month after…


Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Was Likely In Stage Two Of Intervention

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant is currently facing a four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. According to that policy, which you read below, he must have been in Stage Two. Below is what the policy says about disciplines for Stage Two violations. First Violation: A Player…


Report: Martavis Bryant Suspension Result Of Failed Marijuana Tests

It was reported earlier on Thursday that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant is facing a four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Ian Rapoport just reported on NFL Total Access that failed marijuana tests is what led to the league taking action against the former fourth-round draft pick out…


James Harrison On Tom Brady Ruling: ‘That’s A Shame’

On Tuesday, the NFL decided to uphold the four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. While we still have a while to wait until we find out whether or not Brady will take his appeal to the higher courts, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, as you would expect,…


Steelers Le’Veon Bell Unsure What’s Holding Up His Appeal Hearing

It’s been nearly four months since Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was suspended for the first three games of the 2015 regular-season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy last August and after reporting Saturday to Saint Vincent College in Latrobe for training camp, he told the media that…


Report: Tom Brady, NFLPA, Will Challenge Any Suspension In Court

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said last week that a decision could come this week on the appeal of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who is currently scheduled to miss the first four games of 2015 season after being suspended for his alleged role in Deflategate. According to a Wednesday…


Is Greg Hardy’s Large Suspension Reduction Good News For Le’Veon Bell?

On Friday, the NFL shockingly announced that they had reduced the 10-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy by six games. While I’m shocked that it was reduced that much considering that Hardy’s off-the-field incident was related to domestic violence, you have to wonder if Pittsburgh Steelers running…



NFL Suspends Tom Brady Four Games, Punishes Patriots

After much waiting, the NFL has announced its discipline in relation to DeflateGate. The league has suspended Tom Brady for four games, fined the New England Patriots $1 million, and stripped them of a 2016 first round draft pick and a 2017 fourth rounder. The punishment comes on the heels…