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Panthers DE Alexander suspended one year for violating substance abuse policy

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The NFL has suspended Carolina Panthers defensive Frank Alexander without pay for a minimum of one year for violating the Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse for a third time.Alexander, who is on injured reserve, was suspended twice last season for a total of 14 games by the NFL for substance abuse violations.Alexander's latest suspension could force the...
Via Associated Press
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Alexander suspended for 1 year by NFL

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The NFL has suspended Carolina Panthers defensive Frank Alexander without pay for a minimum of one year for violating the Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse for a third time. Alexander, who is on injured reserve, was suspended twice last season for a total of 14 games by the NFL for substance abuse violations. Alexander's latest suspension could force...
Via Associated Press
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Place DE Frank Alexander On I.R. After Clearing Waivers

The Carolina Panthers have placed DE Frank Alexander on season-ending injured reserve after he cleared waivers on Tuesday. Alexander suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon during Saturday’s preseason game and was later waived/injured in an attempt to get him on the injured reserve list. Alexander, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of the Panthers back in 2012. He ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Carolina Panthers lose Frank Alexander to torn Achilles

The Carolina Panthers just can't seem to catch a break this offseason. After the team lost Kelvin Benjamin to a torn ACL, they received some brutal news on Saturday night. According to a tweet from Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer, defensive end Frank Alexander will be out for the year after suffering a torn Achilles. As Joseph Zucker of Bleacher Report reminds us, Alexander...
Via FOX Sports
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Frank Alexander Out For Season With Torn Achilles

Panthers HC Ron Rivera announced that DE Frank Alexander suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon during Saturday’s preseason game and will be out for the 2015 season. It was clear that Alexander may have a serious injury after he had to be carted off the field during the opening drive. Alexander, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of ... The post Panthers DE Frank...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

DE Alexander looks to earn back Panthers trust this season

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Frank Alexander wouldn't have faulted the Carolina Panthers had they released him last year after testing positive four times for marijuana and being suspended twice by the NFL. Alexander knows he messed up having to sit out 14 games in 2014. He also knows he was on the verge of throwing away his NFL career before checking into a rehab center. The Panthers...
Via Associated Press
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Frank Alexander Reinstated From Suspension

The Carolina Panthers announced that DE Frank Alexander has been reinstated from suspension and they have received a roster exemption. DE Frank Alexander has been reinstated from suspension. The #Panthers have been granted a roster exemption. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) December 15, 2014 Alexander had just got done serving a four-game suspension for violating league’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Alexander suspended 10 games for substance abuse violation

The NFL has announced Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander has been suspended an additional 10 games after violating the league's substance abuse policy again. The league made the announcement on Wednesday. Alexander suspended May 2 for four games for violating the substance abuse policy. The Panthers had hoped Alexander's return this week would provide some help with Pro Bowler...
Via Associated Press
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Carolina Panthers defensive lineman suspended

The NFL has suspended Carolina Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander for four games for violating the substance abuse policy. Alexander, a 4th-round pick out of Oklahoma in the 2012 draft, showed promise his rookie season, notching 2.5 sacks and 18 tackles rotating in on a dominant front. However, he took a step back last year, getting ejected in the first game of the season for...
Via cover32 - Panthers
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Frank Alexander Suspended Four Games

  The NFL announced on Friday that Panthers DE Frank Alexander has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season for violating the leagues Substances of Abuse Policy, per Steve Reed. Alexander, 24, was taken by the Panthers in the fourth-round of the 2012 NFL Draft, but he plays behind two of the best defensive end in the games, which has limited his playing time...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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