Found December 08, 2011 on The Penalty Flag:
The NFL has suspended three players for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.  Seattle Seahawks rookie guard John Moffitt has been suspended for four games without pay for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.  I can understand this one as a rookie tries to get every edge he can to match the performance level of the NFL, but the other two? To add insult to injury, the other two players come from a battered and rebuilding Washington Redskins team. Four-game suspensions for tight end Fred Davis and left tackle Trent Williams were imposed until January 2nd, the day after the final regular season game with NFC rival and fellow bottom dweller, the Philadelphia Eagles.  The two will be suspended without pay. The sad part is apparently the suspensions had been expected. “A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Sunday that Davis and Williams were expecting to be penalized after failing multiple drug tests. The person spoke anonymously because of the confidential nature of the league’s drug testing policy.” ( Failing multiple drug tests?  I guess these guys started self-medicating after the 6-game losing streak.  And I thought people drank their troubles away?  Guys, you couldn’t [...]

Seattle rookie suspended for PEDs

Seahawks guard John Moffitt has been hit with a four-game suspension after testing positive for performance enhancers. 

John Moffitt suspended 4 games for violation of banned substance policy

The NFL has suspended Seahawks rookie guard John Moffitt for the final four games of the season for a violation of the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Moffitt, who is currently on injured reserve, will serve the suspension, without pay, immediately. The suspension will be completed by the end of the regular season, even though Moffitt is hurt and can’t play...

Trent Williams, Fred Davis suspended by NFL

Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams and tight end Fred Davis were formally suspended without pay for four games by the NFL Tuesday after failing multiple drug tests, according to a statement issued by the league Tuesday afternoon.The suspensions begin immediately Williams reluctantly accepted the penalty earlier Tuesday, according to a person familiar with his situation...

Washington Redskins Suffer Devestating Blow as Davis and Williams out for Season

Just when you thought the Redskins were finally done with the self-defeating off-field drama that seemed to spread like the plague through the locker room in previous seasons, they deal perhaps the hardest blow to fans yet; left tackle Trent Williams and tight end Fred Davis will miss the remainder of the season for failed drug tests. Multiple drug tests. Davis out for season after...

Moffitt suspended 4 games for violating league’s drug policy; Paul McQuistan slides over to left tackle

It was a newsy day here at the Seattle Seahawks team headquarters this afternoon. At the top of list is Seahawks rookie offensive guard John Moffitt has been suspended for four games without pay for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances. Moffitt’s suspension begins immediately. Per league policy, players on injured reserve who are suspended under...

NFL suspends Redskins TE Davis, OT Williams for four games

Two of the Washington Redskins' top offensive players, tight end Fred Davis and offensive tackle Trent Williams, have been suspended four games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, the NFL announced Tuesday.

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It’s only Wednesday, and already the 4-8 Redskins have had an eventful week, losing Fred Davis and Trent Williams to season-ending suspensions, promoting nose tackle Chris Baker to the 53-man roster and signing tackle Cole Pemberton to the practice squad. In the next four days, the team will try to assemble a gameplan that will compensate for the latest losses as they prepare for...

Redskins' Davis, Williams given four-game bans

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The NFL has announced the four-game suspensions for Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis and left tackle Trent Williams for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Shanahan on suspended Redskins: “Disappointed in them, big time”

Redskins tackle Trent Williams and tight end Fred Davis apologized to their teammates this week for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy and getting suspended for four games. Redskins coach Mike Shanahan doesn’t sound like he’s in a forgiving mood about it. “Am I disappointed in them? Big time,” Shanahan said. “Yeah, because they affect not…

Apologies from Fred Davis, Trent Williams are sincere, but 'our whole team feels let down'

The Washington Redskins begin their work week each Wednesday with a team meeting in the morning. They gather in the main auditorium at team headquarters to focus their preparation for Sunday's game. This week's gathering was unusual in that it featured a couple of guest speakers. Fred Davis and Trent ...

Davis, Williams Suspensions Damage Redskins' Rep

Accountability has been a buzzword thrown around quite a bit in reference to DC sports teams lately. The Capitals couldn’t discover it until it was too late for Bruce Boudreau, and Fred Davis and Trent Williams forgot all about it on Sunday. Following a loss to the New York Jets, Williams and Davis snuck out from FedEx Field before speaking to the media, thus avoiding questions...

Behind Enemy Lines: New England Edition

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