Found April 30, 2013 on
Fantasy Football Champs:
Adam Schefter is reporting that Jaguars wideout Justin Blackmon has been suspended for four games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.Fantasy Spin:Blackmon had 615 of his 865 yards in the final seven games after Chad Henne took over for Blaine Gabbert at quarterback, including 236 yards in Week 11 at Houston. He was becoming a offensive force. Now his value will have to be discounted by 25 percent.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
IN TROUBLE AGAIN
Justin Blackmon was seen as a risky pick in last years draft and has now been suspended for the first four games of next season by the NFL.
According to Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com, even though Justin Blackmon has been suspended by the NFL for violating their substance abuse policy, the Jaguars don’t plan on releasing him.
New general manager Dave Caldwell and new coach Gus Bradley might have inherited Blackmon from the previous regime, but that doesn’t mean they don’t like him.
Blackmon was widely regarded as the...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Justin Blackmon‘s latest violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy will cost him money — maybe lots of it.
The league suspended Blackmon on Tuesday for the first four games of the 2013 season for his second violation in less than a year. He will not get paid for the four-week hiatus. Maybe more importantly, the suspension triggers language in his...
Justin Blackmon's latest violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy will cost him money - maybe lots of it.
The league suspended Blackmon on Tuesday for the first four games of the 2013 season for his second violation in less than a year. He will not get paid for the four-week hiatus. Maybe more importantly, the suspension triggers language in his contract that voids...
Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon says he doesn't have an alcohol or substance-abuse problem, adding that his issue is ''making a poor decision.''
Blackmon was suspended last month for the first four games of the 2013 season for violation the league's substance-abuse policy.
He spoke publicly for the first time Monday, apologizing to teammates...
Blackmon had one huge game against the Texans and a solid rookie season overall, but one of the knocks on him coming into the league was a couple of arrests for DUI.
No word on what the drug he was using to get him suspended, but it shows he has a lot of maturing to do, before he can be trusted.
The Jaguars have a lot of problems, losing one of their best players for a quarter of...
“I've made a mistake and I have no excuse. I am truly sorry and disappointed in myself for putting the Jaguars in this situation, and I look forward to putting this behind me and maturing and growing as a person."
This was Jaguars Wide Receiver Justin Blackmon's public response after being suspended four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy...
Tipsy Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon was suspended four games for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Blackmon, who caught 64 passes for 865 yards and five scores in 16 contests as a rookie, won’t be reinstated until Jacksonville plays the Rams in St. Louis on October 6. Sans Blackmon, quarterback Blaine Gabbert will now...
The NFL has suspended Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver
Justin Blackmon, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The NFL later confirmed
the report, noting that Blackmon was suspended for violating the league’s substance
Jaguars former first-round pick WR Justin Blackmon is being suspended four games by the NFL, per league sources. More on NFL Live now.
— Adam Schefter...
The Jaguars did not need this right now.Fresh off a great weekend where the team took the NFL by the horns and drafted players who could help this franchise grow, now Jacksonville and its management must decide if they want to continue to invest in one of the best young receivers to come out of college in the past decade.Forget about wins and losses, this is more a matter of life...
The NFL announced Tuesday that Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been suspended without pay for the Jaguars’ first four games of the 2013 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, free agent offensive tackle Eric Winston visited with the Tennessee Titans.
Former Chiefs and Texans OT Eric Winston also visited the Titans today.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 29, 2013
Teams have shown plenty of interest in Winston this offseason after being released by the Chiefs, but he’s clearly taking his time in signing with...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, prior to the New York Jets releasing Tim Tebow, there were some teams that were interested in trading for him. The only way that was going to happen though, was if he was willing to play tight end, rather than a quarterback.
Jets had granted Tim Tebow permission this off-season to seek a trade. More than one team asked if were willing to play...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, free agent offensive lineman Eric Winston will be working out for the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday.
And Eric Winston also will be working out Wednesday for the Dolphins, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 30, 2013
The reason why Winston is still on the open market is because of his high asking price and teams are concerned about...
According to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Twitter, free agent tackle Winston Justice is visiting with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday and is also scheduled to visit with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday.
The Steelers did not draft an offensive lineman during the 2013 NFL draft, and even though they signed a handful of undrafted free agents afterwards, they still have question marks...