GLENDALE, Ariz. Cardinals inside linebacker Daryl Washington said Wednesday that he will be in New York on Monday to meet with league officials in an attempt to either reduce or lift his four-game suspension, levied in April, for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.
Washington did not elaborate on his reasons for challenging the suspension, and he called Mondays trip more of a conversation than a formal meeting or appeal. He said he wont meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, although hes been "trying for about six months."
The hope is to have the ban lifted altogether, but Washington said if he can get the suspension reduced to two games, he would be satisfied. He has never revealed the specific reason for the suspension.
Washington also appeared in court on Tuesday. The appearance stemmed from his arrest this spring on suspicion of aggravated assault. Washington said Wednesday that he got a continuance until October.
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