Lane Johnson Files Lawsuit Against NFL, NFLPA: Latest Details and Comments

January 6, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has filed a federal lawsuit against the NFL and NFL Players Association, seeking to vacate penalties levied against him for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs, according to The MMQB's Albert Breer.  
The White Bronco's Dan Werly confirmed the report, and Breer relayed a statement from Johnson's attorney that described why the 26-year-old is taking legal action: 
Johnson, who has been suspended by the NFL twice for violating its PED policy, missed 10 games during the 2016 season after the league upheld his punishment on appeal. 
According to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer, Johnson said his second positive test was triggered by a peptide in a league-approved amino acid. 
After his appeal was denied, Johnson filed an unfair labor practice charge against the NFL and NFLPA with the National Labor Relations Board, according to Breer. 
"The NFLPA does not stand...

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