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New England Patriots Linebacker Brandon Spikes Suspended For Violating NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy

ESPN – New England Patriots rookie linebacker Brandon Spikes has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs, the team announed on Friday.

“The substance was a medication that I should have gotten clarification on before taking,” Spikes said in a statement. “It was not a performance enhancer or an illegal drug. The integrity of the game is very important to me. I understand the league’s ruling and apologize to my teammates, the fans and the Patriots organization for this mistake.” Continue Reading…

Linebacker Brandon Spikes has been suspended by the NFL for 4 games after he violated the league’s substance abuse policy.

The rookie linebacker will be missed by the New England Patriots who have emerged as the Superbowl favorites.

 

Brandon Spikes will miss the last 4 games of the 2010 NFL regular season.

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