Marcell Dareus Suspended 4 Games: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

August 16, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL has reportedly suspended Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus for the first four games of the 2016 season because of a violation of the league's substance abuse policy. 
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the news Tuesday, and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network noted the suspension is marijuana-related. He was previously in the drug program and was suspended for the first game of the 2015 season. 
On Wednesday, Dareus confirmed the suspension was due to a missed drug test, per Joe Buscaglia of WKBW.
The Bills released a statement on Dareus' situation:
"I'm frustrated and disappointed [in Dareus], and so is everyone in this organization," head coach Rex Ryan told reporters on Wednesday.
Dareus also issued an apology on Instagram:
With deepest regrets I want to apologize to the @BuffaloBills organization, my fans, my family and the entire NFL football community for the incident that led to me missing 4 g...

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