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The details are sketchy at this time, but Adam Schefter is reporting that Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been suspended indefinitely.
Jaguars announced WR Justin Blackmon suspended indefinitely.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 1, 2013
Blackmon’s suspension is substance abuse related again. He will be eligible to apply for reinstatement prior to the start of the 2014 season.
STATEMENT BY JAGUARS GENERAL MANAGER DAVID CALDWELL:
“All of us who are a part of the Jaguars family care very deeply about Justin and his well-being. That said, he must be held accountable and accept the consequences announced today by the NFL. His suspension will provide him the opportunity to receive the attention and professional treatment necessary to overcome his challenges, and we will support him during this time. The Jacksonville Jaguars will evaluate Justin’s status once he has successfully met the criteria to be considered for reinstatement to the league.”
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Justin Blackmon won’t see the field again until the 2014 season, and there’s no guarantee he’ll be with the Jacksonville Jaguars when he does step back into action. The Jaguars announced Friday that Blackmon will miss the rest of the 2013 season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. This isn’t the first time the troubled receiver has had a run...
As Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon deals with the latest obstacle to a promising and productive NFL career, Blackmon has begun the process regaining the trust of his organization by apologizing to it.
“I want to sincerely apologize to Mr. Khan, my teammates, my coaches and to the Jaguars fans for not utilizing the resources that I was provided to overcome my challenges,” Blackmon...
It hasn't been five hours since the announcement was made that Justin Blackmon has been suspended for the remainder of the season and Jacksonville Jaguars franchise still has to be thinking to itself, "What else can go wrong?"Blackmon was suspended for the first four games of the season, was being lauded for his "maturity" and the support he showed his teammates...
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been unable to stay out of trouble since entering the NFL last year as the fifth overall pick in the 2012 draft.
He was suspended indefinitely on Friday for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The suspension will cost him the rest of the 2013 season, and according to a statement from the NFL, “He will be eligible...
Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been suspended indefinitely without pay for another violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy.
Blackmon was previously suspended the first four games of this season for violating the policy.
So this is at least his third violation in about 18 months. And the Jaguars are acknowledging he has a problem.
''All of us...
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday.
Blackmon also was suspended for the first four games of this season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.
Blackmon’s latest suspension begins immediately. He will be eligible to apply for reinstatement prior...
Justin Blackmon has been suspended indefinitely by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy again. The Jacksonville Jaguars receiver was also suspended the first four games of the season for violating the policy. The 0-8 Jags are on a bye after losing to the San Francisco 49ers in London on Sunday. Blackmon is […]
JACKSONVILLE– The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been suspended indefinitely. According to the team’s official website, Blackmon has been suspended for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. This suspension is the second on the season for Blackmon, and the issued statement says he will be eligible to apply for reinstatement […]
This is not the first time the Jaguars organization has dealt with problems at the wide receiver position.It just so happens they have never had to deal with a player as talented as Justin Blackmon.As a fan, I am so disappointed. This is the one kid who we talked about just last week on the radio (1010XL AM and 92.5 FM here in Jacksonville) that you could build this franchise around...
(Credit: AP Photo/Patric Schneider)
Things haven’t gone so well for Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon after being selected fifth overall in the 2012 draft. He’s been riddled with trouble, particularly involving alcohol with two DUI’s in as many years, as well as one during college in 2010.
It’s a problem he hasn’t been able to shake, and the NFL suspended him after...
Justin Blackmon is going to seek out the help he needs.
Adam Schefter is reporting that Blackmon will indeed seek treatment after being suspended indefinitely for violating the leagues substance abuse policy.
Blackmon was suspended indefinitely on Friday for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
The NFLPA also has been pushing for treating players rather than disciplining...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Denver Broncos head coach John Fox may end up needing heart valve surgery.
Tests on a valve in Broncos head coach John Fox's heart were conducted today and will continue Sunday to determine if he needs surgery.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 3, 2013
If Denver HC John Fox need surgery on heart valve, and people familiar with...
Richie Incognito is steaming mad, and you won’t like him when he’s angry.
Amid reports that Incognito was allegedly responsible for the bullying and harassment of Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, Incognito lashed out at ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Sunday morning.
According to Jason Cole, the Dolphins have issued a statement saying that bullying was not the issue with...
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Packers believe receiver James Jones (knee) is likely to play Monday night against the Bears.Fantasy Spin:Jones, who has missed two straight games with a sprained PCL, will be a game-time decision, which is tough for fantasy owners because the Packers don't play until Monday night. Jordy Nelson and Jarrett Boykin should be in all lineups...
You never want to see or hear about stuff like this.
Broncos HC John Fox taken to hospital with a suspected heart attack, via @mortreport and me.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 2, 2013
On the bright side, it appears he should be okay and good to go for Denver’s game next week at San Diego.
Broncos believe that even with HC John Fox suffering a suspected heart attack...