Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 12/4/11
The Washington Redskins lost more than just their eighth game of the season on Sunday afternoon at FedEx Field, an improbably fourth quarterback comeback giving the New York Jets a 34-19 win— they may have lost the biggest part of their offense for the rest of the season. The Associated Press is reporting that tight end Fred Davis and left tackles Trent Williams will be suspended for the rest of the season for violation of the league's substance abuse policy. Both players started Sunday's loss for the 4-8 Redskins. "I received no information about it so I can't comment on it at this time," Washington head coach Mike Shanahan said. The AP story says that a total of 11 players across the league had violated the league's substance abuse policy but that both Redskins players have "each tested more than once" with positive results. Davis and Williams will be the only players suspended when they receive written notice this week. |Williams is a former first round pick in the 2010 NFL Draf...
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