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With Chandler Jones‘ return from an ankle injury still uncertain, the Patriots were already thin enough along the defensive line. Now, Jermaine Cunningham‘s four-game suspension only serves to enhance that deficiency.
Cunningham, who has emerged as a big contributor on defense this season, was suspended four games by the NFL on Monday, after violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy. He won’t be eligible to return to the Patriots — for practices or games — until the final week of the regular season.
His absence will leave a big hole in the Patriots’ defense, as his versatility has been important to the defensive line’s success this season. A great depth option and situational player, Cunningham has provided Bill Belichick with flexibility along the line. He’s spent much of the year switching between the defensive end and tackle positions, filling the role as both a pass rusher and run stopper.
In recent weeks, Cunningham has spent more time along the outside, filling ...
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Patriots defensive lineman Jermaine Cunningham was suspended today for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
In his report card following the season-opener against the Titans, Ron Borges wrote:
Jermaine Cunningham, now mysteriously bulked up, doubled his career sack total with one and at times slid inside to DT, providing a distinct speed...
The NFL has suspended New England Patriots defensive end Jermaine Cunningham for four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.
This sounds like another case of a player taking Adderall.
NFL announces Patriots DE Jermaine Cunningham has been suspended 4 games for violating NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) November 26, 2012...
Just a day after the National Football League handed down bans to Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner of the Seattle Seahawks for use
of performance-enhancing drugs, the league announced the four-game suspension
of New England Patriots defensive lineman Jermaine Cunningham for violating its
policy on performance-enhancing substances, reports Greg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
New England Patriots defensive end Jermaine Cunningham was suspended four games for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing substances policy. The league announced the suspension Monday, but did not reveal which substance Cunningham is accused of using. Cunningham can return to the team's roster on Dec. 24 but will not be able to play the Patriots' regular-season...
New England Patriots defensive end Jermaine Cunningham has been suspended by the NFL for four games without pay for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances.
The league's announcement Monday did not specify the substance. The Patriots had no immediate reaction.
Cunningham, a 2010 second-round draft pick from Florida, can return to the active roster on Dec. 24...
The NFL announced on Monday that New England Patriots DE Jermaine Cunningham has been suspended by the league for a violation of the drug policy.
Here's the release from the NFL:
Jermaine Cunningham of the New England Patriots has been suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
Cunningham’s suspension begins...
The Patriots defense took a hit Monday afternoon, when the league announced that DE Jermaine Cunningham has been suspended four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing drugs. Cunningham cannot be at the team’s facility during his suspension, and will be without pay. He is eligible to return to the team on December [...]
The PED fairy visited the New England Patriots again for the second time this season (not three, Albert Breer), as Jermaine Cunningham serves his 4 game suspension starting this week. Head coach Bill Belichick addressed the situation today, mostly in his usual manner.His reaction to the suspension: It's a league matter. Next. As far as the plan going forward, Belichick said...
Brandon Bolden isn’t the only Patriots player “serving time.”
On Monday, the NFL announced that Jermaine Cunningham has been suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
Cunningham will be eligible to return to the Patriots’ active roster on Monday, Dec. 24 following the team’s Dec. 23 game against the Jacksonville...
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