August 17, 2012; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright (21) celebrates a sack against the Tennessee Titans at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Griffith-USA TODAY Sports
As Denver Broncos All-Pro linebacker awaits the appeal of his four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s drug policy, Miller has tweeted that he “knows” he did “nothing wrong” in regard to the suspension, which is thought to be related to a recent failed test for the drug “Molly,” also known as ecstasy.
NFL rules only allow commissioner Roger Goodell to suspend violators of the substance-abuse policy if they are two-time offenders. So the the rookie-year violation was Miller’s second of the sort
Amphetamines is the active ingredient in Adderall and other related substances, and by rule, would trigger an automatic four-game suspension under the NFL Performance Enhancing Drug (PED) policy. A failed test for marijuana use would require at least three violations before a suspension arises.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has been medically cleared for the start of training camp. Griffin is only six months removed from reconstructive knee surgery after suffering a torn ACL in the Skins’ playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks. For now, he’s but managed to avoid opening camp on the PUP, and appears likely to be ready for the opening game.
Topics:Eric Wright, NFL Offseason, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Von Miller
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