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Jaguars wr Justin Blackmon will enter rehab while serving his suspension for the remainder of the 2013-2014 season, for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy per Adam Schefter. The NFLPA has been pushing for players to get treatment as opposed to just punishment. The NFLPA also has been pushing for treating players rather than disciplining them, and has tried to steer players that need help into rehab facilities before disciplining them. San Francisco 49ers star defensive end Aldon Smith recently was released from an alcohol treatment center.
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