As noted this morning, Redskins’ OLB Rob Jackson was suspended for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing drugs. He is the 7th Redskin to be suspended for violating the NFL’s policies on either performance enhancing drugs or substance abuse in the last 20 months. Here is how that compares with the rest of the NFL, since 2011:
|Team||Total||Players suspended for substance abuse or performance enhancing drugs|
|Redskins||7||Phillip Buchanon, Trent Williams, Fred Davis, Tanard Jackson, Cedric Griffin, Jordan Black, Rob Jackson|
|Seahawks||5||Vai Taua, John Moffitt, Allen Barbre, Winston Guy, Brandon Browner|
|Giants||4||Jimmy Kennedy, Andre Brown, Tyler Sash, Will Hill|
|Broncos||4||DJ Williams, Ryan McBean, Virgil Green, Quentin Saulsberry|
|Rams||3||Austin Pettis, Nick Miller, Brody Eldridge|
|Bears||2||Charles Grant, Nate Collins|
|Vikings||2||Kevin Williams, Jerome Simpson,|
|Saints||2||Will Smith, Lawrence Wilson|
|Buccaneers||2||Aqib Talib, Eric Wright|
|Panthers||2||Andre Neblett, Lee Ziemba|
|Cardinals||2||Gerell Robinson, Javarris James|
|Patriots||2||Brandon Bolden, Jermaine Cunningham|
|Bengals||2||Bobbie Williams, Dontay Moch|
The Eagles, Cowboys, 49ers, Jets, Bills, Dolphins, Steelers, Jaguars,
Chiefs, and Raiders didn’t have any.
Update: Missed Tamba Hali of the Chiefs. He was suspended for 1 game for violating the league substance abuse policy.
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