Posted February 19, 2014

NFL suspends Fred Davis indefinitely for substance abuse

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Fred Davis served a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy in 2011. (Washington Post/Getty Images)

Fred Davis served a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy in 2011. (Washington Post/Getty Images)

Redskins tight end Fred Davis has been suspended indefinitely without pay for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances Abuse, the league announced on Wednesday.

CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported in late January that Davis faced a six-game suspension in the upcoming 2014 season.

Davis, a former second-round pick, previously served a four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy in 2011.

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Davis, who is scheduled to become a free agent this offseason, saw limited playing time in 2013. He was demoted to a backup behind rookie Jordan Reed and Logan Paulsen under since fired coach Mike Shanahan. He finished with seven receptions for 70 yards and touchdown in 10 games.


1 comments
Dumptruck
Dumptruck

If I were on the dysfunctional Redskins, I'd be using and abusing drugs, too!