An already difficult season for the Washington Redskins is getting worse: Left tackle Trent Williams and tight end Fred Davis are expected to be suspended by the NFL for the last four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
The people spoke Sunday on condition of anonymity because no official announcement had been made.
Williams, the No. 4 overall draft pick in 2010, and Davis, a second-round choice in 2008, are both starters for the Redskins, who fell to 4-8 with a 34-19 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday. Davis had six catches for 99 yards, both game highs.
Asked after the game about the pending suspensions, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said: ''Well, No. 1, I've received no information about it, so I can't comment on that at this time. But I will comment in the next day or two, depending on exactly what has happened.''
Neither Williams nor Davis was in the locker...