Bruce Irvin Suspended 4 Games for Violating League PED Policy

May 17, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Bruce Irvin has been suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs, according to The Seattle Times' Bob Condotta:
UPDATE: Saturday, May 18, at 12:05 a.m. ET by Ian Hanford
Bruce Irvin offered a statement regarding his suspension via Twitter:
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According to the Dave Softy Mahler Show, a Seattle-based talk radio show, Irvin was suspended for Adderall use:
Irvin issued the following statement regarding the suspension (via NFL reporter Adam Caplan):
I want to apologize to my teammates, coaches and Seahawks fans for making a mistake when I took a substance that is prohibited in the NFL without a medical exemption. I am extremely disappointed in the poor judgment I showed and take full responsibility for my actions. I will not appeal the discipline and instead will focus my energy on preparing for the season so I can begin earni...

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