According to ESPN
, the Kansas City Chiefs announced Friday that wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has been suspended one game for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy.
Bowe, who is eligible to practice with the Chiefs throughout the preseason, will miss the opener against Tennessee on Sept. 7 at Arrowhead Stadium. He also can also in the Chiefs' three remaining preseason games, including Sunday night's contest against the Panthers in Charlotte.
"I am extremely sorry that I can't be on the field for the first game of the 2014 season because I made an error in judgment," Bowe said in a statement. "I take responsibility for my mistake, and it will not happen again. I hope that my teammates, coaches, and Chiefs fans accept my sincere apology.
"I will be supporting my teammates in week one, and I cannot wait to get back on the field to help us win in week two and beyond as we work towards our goal of winning the Super Bowl."
Bowe has led the Chiefs in receptions for each of his seven seasons with the team.