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Rolando McClain suspended indefinitely by NFL

Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain may be done playing in the NFL for good. What started as a good comeback story, quickly came to a screeching halt due to McClain’s off-the-field issues. He began his career with the Raiders, but was kicked out of practice in 2012 for being a distraction to the team, and later released in 2013. Also in 2012, McClain was convicted of assault and...
Via The Sports Daily
December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rolando McClain suspended additional full year

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain will not be eligible to return to the team Monday when his current suspension ends, as he has reportedly been suspended an additional year on top of the 10-game ban he is serving. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, McClain recently missed a drug test, which is treated as a positive test. Another failed drug test for McClain would trigger...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: McClain abusing 'purple drank,' gained 40 pounds

Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first 10 games of the 2016 season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, and one report indicates the linebacker may never play for the Dallas Cowboys again. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, McClain has been abusing “purple drank,” which is a combination of Sprite and codeine (found in powerful cough syrup) that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones 'disappointed' with McClain, won't cut him

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is not happy with Rolando McClain for getting suspended 10 games, but he will not cut the linebacker. McClain was suspended earlier this year by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. He received 10 games because of his previous suspensions. Speaking on this issue, Jones expressed his frustration over McClain’s suspension...
Via Sportsnaut
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Cowboys considering cutting Rolando McClain

Rolando McClain could be done with the Cowboys.  Dallas’ middle linebacker was suspended by the NFL for the first 10 games of the season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. It’s McClain’s second suspension in two seasons. He was suspended for the first four games of 2015 for violating the substance abuse policy.  McClain, 26, signed a one-year, $5 million...
Via College Spun
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain suspended 10 games

Rolando McClain will be suspended the first 10 games of the upcoming season due to a second violation of the league's substance abuse policy. ESPN's Adam Schefter and Todd Archer first reported the news about McClain, who was also suspended the first four games of last season due to a substance abuse violation. The Dallas Cowboys re-signed McClain over the offseason to a one-year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rolando McClain shows for mandatory minicamp

Rolando McClain missed Cowboys’ OTAs. The Dallas linebacker was dealing with a family matter in Alabama. The team’s coaches and its owner, Jerry Jones, were disappointed with his absence but said it was excused.  The 26-year-old linebacker is reportedly back in Texas ahead of the Cowboys’ mandatory minicamp.  Bryan Broadus says that McClain has reported for practice. ...
Via College Spun
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Police: Fire that burned down McClain's home 'suspicious'

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain’s offseason home burned down Monday night, and local police are asking people to come forward with information about the “suspicious” fire that gutted the house. Neighbors reported hearing a loud bang, and seeing a car speed away from the scene before a fire engulfed the entire house, according to The Associated Press. Tuscaloosa...
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys LB Rolando McClain's house burns down

The home of Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain burned to the ground in a massive fire early Tuesday morning. McClain’s six-bedroom, five-bath mansion in Tuscaloosa is worth an estimated $1.5 million. According to For the Win, officials are fairly confident the damage resulted in a total loss. One look at some of the photos of the blaze will show you why. Lake Tuscaloosa...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Rolando McClain with an insane interception against the Texans

The Cowboys defense was supposed to be abysmal this year, but they’ve looked pretty darn good today, especially Rolando McClain. McClain, who’s already retired twice in his career, has done a fantastic job fitting in quickly in Dallas, as he’s arguably been their best defensive player this year. VINE – Rolando McClain’s AMAZING INT! #Cowboys —...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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