menu

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
ESPN is reporting that the NFL has suspended Colts defensive lineman Robert Mathis for four games violating the league's ban on performance-enhancing substances.
quote:

The Colts' career sacks leader was suspended Friday by the NFL after violating the league's ban on performance-enhancing substances. The linebacker said in a statement he was seeking fertility assistance. He acknowledged that he and his wife are expecting a baby.

Mathis will be eligible to return to the Colts' active roster on Monday, Sept. 29, following the team's Sept. 28 game against the Tennessee Titans.
Mathis released this statement Friday:
quote:

"It is difficult for me to address the circumstances surrounding this suspension because they involve very personal medical information, but it is very important to me that my fans, particularly young people, understand what did and did not occur. Like many families, my wife and I faced fertility challenges, and I sought medical assistance. I specifically asked the doctor if the medication he prescribed for me would present a problem for NFL drug testing, and unfortunately, he incorrectly told me that it would not. I made the mistake of not calling the NFL or NFLPA to double-check before I took the medication at the end of last season...."
Complete Story
Filed Under: NFL

Comments

2 Comments
Don't know why, but I trust this guy. Mathis is a victim. I believe this still fall out from goodell over the Colts losing to the Saints in the Super Bowl.
Reply36 months
Jesus. I would love to hear the truth just once from these clowns.
Reply36 months
Popular Stories
comments43

Former LSU QB Commit Zadock Dinkelmann Commits To BYU

The Somerset, TX prospect decommitted from LSU this past January.
comments17

Ed Orgeron On Lanard Fournette's Arrest: "He Will Be Disciplined Internally"

Lanard was arrested for allegedly using a fake ID at a casino on Monday.
comments24

LSU Dual-Threat QB Target Justin Rodgers Has Set A Commitment Date

Rodgers is from Bossier City, LA (Parkway).
logoFollow TigerDroppings for LSU Football News
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get the latest updates on LSU Football and Recruiting.

FacebookTwitterInstagram