Jolly Suspended For 2010 Season

July 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It may be the end of the road for Green Bay defensive end Johnny Jolly.
This afternoon, the NFL suspended Jolly for the 2010 season for violating the league's policy and drug program.
A statement issued by the NFL said, "Johnny Jolly of the Green Bay Packers has been suspended indefinitely without pay for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse."
He's eligible for reinstatement after Super Bowl XLV.
On page 20, under the 2009 NFL's Policy and Program for Substance of Abuse, it says the following: "Players convicted of or admitting to a violation of law (including, within the context of a diversionary program, deferred adjudication, disposition of supervision, or similiar arrangement including but not limited) relating to use, possession, acquisition, sale, or distribution of substances of abuse other than alcohol, or conspiring to do so, are subject to appropriate discipline as determined by the Commissioner."
It meant that Roger Goodell wa...

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