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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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

It is time for the NFL to end marijuana suspensions

As NFL training camps open this weekend, the annual period where players face the wrath of the league’s substance abuse policy will be well underway. Players who dare to smoke marijuana facing the harsh reality of being shut down for as much as four games to an entire season due to the NFL’s substance abuse rules. In late July alone, Le’Veon Bell, Rolando McClain and Randy...
Via This Given Sunday
24 days ago  |  Discuss

McClain does not show up for Cowboys’ training camp

The Dallas Cowboys have placed Rolando McClain and Randy Gregory on their reserve/did not report list after the two did not travel with the team to Oxnard, Calif. for training camp. The difference is they only know what’s going on with one of those players. McClain did not join the Cowboys for their team flight to Oxnard on Thursday. That was a concern because it was unexpected...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  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

Cowboys coaches reportedly ‘not happy’ with Rolando McClain

Dallas Cowboys coaches are said to be unhappy with linebacker Rolando McClain. McClain has spent the past two seasons with the Cowboys, recording an average of 80.5 tackles, 1.5 sacks and 1.5 interceptions per season. But he has missed the last two weeks of Cowboys OTAs --and he reportedly was not there this week either -- which likely is not sitting well with the team's coaches...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 07, 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

Did Jerry Jones save Rolando McClain’s career?

Some may call it the wrong move from the owner/general manager of the Dallas Cowboys. At some point during the 2014 NFL season though, there’s a chance that Jerry Jones might actually look like he made a move that makes Cowboys’ fans incredibly happy. What was this move? Well, apparently Jones is the reason why McClain is back in the NFL, and playing for the Cowboys. Sure, McClain...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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