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Justin Blackmon Suspension Is Cause For Concern
The NFL’s announcement that second year wide receiver Justin Blackmon would be suspended for the first four games of the 2013 regular season is certainly a cause for concern. In addition to the obvious reason for unease that this creates, it is occurring because is his second violation of the league’s substance abuse policy in less than a year. It becomes even worse news, because Blackmon’s resume now includes a total of three issues with the law. Not only does the entire situation represent a setback for Blackmon’s career, but it is a damaging development for the talent challenged Jaguars, who need their short list of playmakers to be on the field as much as possible. It also negatively impacts his fantasy value, and creates concern for his guide in general.
His first legal difficulty occurred in 2010, when he was arrested for DUI. But his on the field production was impressive, as he accum...