Seantrel Henderson Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

September 7, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson is facing a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
ESPN's Adam Schefter was the first to report the news Wednesday, and he added that Henderson is appealing. Schefter also reported Henderson's positive test was due to a treatment for his Crohn's disease.
According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Henderson tested positive for marijuana, which can be used to treat the pain associated with Crohn's disease.
Henderson was diagnosed with the digestive condition last December, and it caused him to miss the final five games of the 2015 season. 
As ESPN's Mike Rodak noted, substance-abuse suspensions have become an issue for the Bills:
While Henderson returned to practice in August, head coach Rex Ryan said Tuesday (via WKBW's Joe Buscaglia) that he wasn't sure whether the 24-year-old would dress for the season opener against the Baltimore Ravens.
The Bills se...

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