Former Colts WR Lavon Brazill’s Suspension To Be Reduced To 10 Games

ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen are reporting that former Colts WR Lavon Brazill will have his season-long suspension reduced to 10 games as soon as the NFL and NFLPA regarding a new Drug Policy. Brazill , 25, was waived by the Colts back in July, which was just a few weeks after he received a year-long suspension for violating the league’s policy for substances...
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Breaking Down the Colts' Griff Whalen

Everybody loves an underdog.Griff Whalen is your typical NFL underdog. He was undrafted in 2012, and struggled to make an impact early on in his career after suffering a broken foot. Whalen was cut after LaVon Brazill returned from his suspension in 2013, but made his way onto the practice squad, the natural home for the NFL underdog.He flip flopped from the practice squad and the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Many Starting the 2014 Football Season on Suspension

By Michael Weber. The defending Super Bowl champs open the 2014 NFL season at home in Seattle versus Green Bay tonight.  While no one on Seattle’s or Green Bay’s roster will begin the season on suspension, the same cannot be said of the majority of the other teams in the league.   More than 30 players will miss week 1 action due to running afoul of NFL policy and most of those...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: LaVon Brazill, 49ers, Buccaneers, Ravens, Titans

  LaVon Brazill Former Colts WR LaVon Brazill was officially added to the Toronto Argonauts active roster Tuesday after starting off on their practice squad. (Adam Caplan) 49ers HC Jim Harbaugh confirmed that DT Glenn Dorsey will be placed on injured reserve with the designation to return. (Matt Maiocco) With the open roster spot, the 49ers are expected to re-sign WR Kassim...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Da’Rick Rogers: Keeping the Future in Focus

There were plenty of questions about what the Colts would do once they had to cut their roster down to 53 players. One of the biggest questions was how they would deal with the wide receiver unit. Coming into the offseason, it was no secret that the Colts had one of the deepest receiving corps in the league. Naturally, a solid member of that unit was going to get the axe – but...
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LaVon Brazill signs with CFL team

The Toronto Argonauts have signed suspended free agent wide receiver LaVon Brazill. Brazill, 25, was suspended for the entire season after violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy multiple times. Rather than stay t home Brazill has opted to head to Canada in hopes of returning to the NFL for the 2015 season. Brazill appeared in 10 games during the 2013 season for Indianapolis...
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Former Colts WR Lavon Brazill Signs With CFL’s Toronto Argonauts

  Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that former Colts’ sixth-round pick WR Lavon Brazill has signed a contract with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL. The Colts waived Brazill back in July, which was just a few weeks after he received a year-long suspension for violating the league’s policy for substances of abuse.   Brazill, 25, still had two years remaining on his rookie contract...
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Top five sleepers to make the Colts opening day roster

With the beginning of the NFL season looming, and training camp starting next week, we can take a look at the different dark horse roster fillers to make the final cut come opening day. 1. Tony Washington: With LaVon Brazill  being released (after another run in with the law), there is still going to be a competition for the final wide receiver spot on the team. Tony Washington...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Horseshoe Mailbag: Will the release of LaVon Brazill hurt the Colts

The Indianapolis Colts will be without one of their young receivers in 2014, as they released LaVon Brazill late last week, after being suspended for the league for a failed drug test. Brazill was expected to be the forth string receiver for the club this season, as he shined late last season. In two seasons with the Colts he caught 23 passes for 347 yards and three touchdowns. His...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Colts Carry Six Receivers for Sake of Future?

At any given time during a typical regular season, the Indianapolis Colts will carry no more than five wide receivers on the active roster. However, this season presents much different scenarios than a typical season.Until waiving LaVon Brazill last Friday, the Colts were seven-deep at wide receiver. And that is seven quality receivers. Some teams do not even have two or three. With...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Colts WR Lavon Brazill Goes Unclaimed Off Waivers

  Former Colts WR Lavon Brazill went unclaimed off of waivers on Monday, according to the NFL transaction release. Brazill received a year-long suspension for violating the league’s policy for substances of abuse and was waived just a few days later by the Colts. Brazill, 25,had two years remaining on his rookie contract worth $2.178 million when the Colts released him....
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts sign a wide receiver to replace suspended LaVon Brazill

The Indianapolis Colts have signed former Boise State wide receiver Aaron Burks to replace LaVon Brazill who has been suspended for the entire year for violating the Leagues substance abuse policy. @RavensInsider: Colts signed wide receiver Aaron Burks and waived suspended wide receiver LaVon Brazill The post Colts sign a wide receiver to replace suspended LaVon Brazill appeared...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

LaVon Brazill Gets Shown the Door

When your pill popping owner is look for sympathy for a recent drug related arrest, you might think your job is safe following a suspension for repeat violation of the substance abuse policy, but in LaVon Brazill’s case that couldn’t be more wrong. The Colts dropped Brazill this week following news of his yearlong suspension following yet another violation of the substance abuse...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 7/12/14

All Star Fever has officially reached the Twin Cities. Should have been vaccinated… Cupcakes broke the LeBron story, as it turned out. Still, Collossal Cupcakes downtown Cleveland are superior. Just saying. The Colts released LaVon Brazill.  Sad story for Jean Segura, who lost his son last night.  SCOREBOARD MLB Cleveland 7, Chicago 4 - The whole city of Cleveland is just living...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Release Brazill; Sign Burks

The Indianapolis Colts have released troubled wide receiver Lavon Brazill, and then signed another wide receiver in Aaron Burks.The Lavon Brazill era is over in Indianapolis. After failing to pass the NFL Substance & Abuse Policy, the NFL decided to suspend Brazill for the entire 2014 season. Brazill had performed well down the stretch in 2013 and was targeted 13 times in the...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts release wide receiver over suspension for PED use

After being suspended by the NFL indefinitely for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, Colts wide receiver LaVon Brazill is now out of a job. The Colts announced on Friday that they have waived Brazill. Brazill was selected by the Colts in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, and compiled 23 receptions for […]
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Release WR LaVon Brazill

The Indianapolis Colts announced the release of suspended WR LaVon Brazill on Friday. He was released in a corresponding move to the Colts signing of UDFA WR Aaron Burks, to make room on the 90-man roster. On July 3, Brazil was suspended for at least one year for violating the league’s policy for substance of abuse. Brazill, 25, still had two years remaining on his rookie contract...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts dump LaVon Brazill

The Indianapolis Colts have announced that they’ve cut wide receiver LaVon Brazil after he was recently suspended for at least a year by the NFL for violating their substance abuse policy. The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent wide receiver Aaron Burks and waived wide receiver LaVon Brazill. Burks, 6-3, 205 pounds, was originally signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts release wide receiver LaVon Brazill

The Indianapolis Colts have had enough of wide receiver LaVon Brazill. Brazill, 25, had some success as a target of Andrew Luck but two suspensions have soured the Colts on him.  Facing a year long violation, Brazill will not be eligible to play this season regardless of whether someone claims him on waivers. In 25 NFL games Brazill caught 23 passes for 347 yards and three touchdowns...
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dregs of the Roster: Da’Rick Rogers Film Review

With LaVon Brazill suspended for the season, the competition for the fifth spot on the Colts’ wide receiver depth chart will likely come down to Da’Rick Rogers and Griff Whalen, unless an undrafted rookie breaks out or they decide to keep six. (Quick aside: I always liked Brazill’s potential, but this is more disappointing than devastating. He was facing an uphill battle to...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Suspending the “Double Standard”

In the days following LaVon Brazill’s suspension announcement, the oh-so-predictable outbreak of outrage has come. Brazill, as is well known by now, was suspended for a year following yet another violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. The third-year receiver out of Ohio University was also suspended last year for four games for marijuana use. While this most recent offense...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon situation will be a test for Roger Goddell

Cleveland wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested over the holiday weekend for an alleged Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) charge in Raleigh, N.C. according to the Associated Press. Gordon was already staring down the barrel of a suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy and is scheduled to have a hearing about it later this month. When you add this DWI from the...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Indy columnist calls for Colts to embrace Brazill as they embraced Irsay

Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star landed the first interview that Colts owner Jim Irsay gave after his arrest and visit to rehab earlier this year a short time after Kravitz described Irsay as a “sick, sick man” who needed help. Kravitz’s take was one of many cited as showing Irsay more sympathy in light of his drug use than is usually shown to NFL players who have failed...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Keeping Pace with Suspensions in the NFL

The NFL has a few players that are facing suspensions for violations of both the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances and the policy and program for Substances of Abuse. Some of them are big time players, though others are relatively unknown. Here’s a list of the players involved and what they will likely be facing. Dion Jordan Jordan, the third overall pick of the...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Luck enjoys the World Cup; Brazill lost for the year: and much more

This week in Colts land seemed to be quiet. Andrew Luck was enjoying the US soccer team play in Brazil, and training camp was still three weeks away. The Thursday LaVon Brazill was suspeneded for the season. See what else happened this week in Colts news. Luck enjoys World Cup. CLICK HERE Top 5: Colt’s players with the brightest future. CLICK HERE Layoff for veterans a blessing...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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